A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 105 km SW of Taltal, Chile (65 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.89 km (8 miles). Global time and date of event 13/10/20 / 2020-10-13 17:16:15 / October 13, 2020 @ 5:16 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c826. Id of event: us6000c826. The temblor was detected at 17:16:15 / 5:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 12.89 km, -71.1259° West, -26.1618° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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