A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 59 km SSW of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (37 miles). Exact location of event, depth 112.89 km, -68.4991° West, -23.3726° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cd6n. Id of event: us6000cd6n. The temblor was detected at 06:03:26 / 6:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/10/20 / 2020-10-26 06:03:26 / October 26, 2020 @ 6:03 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 112.89 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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