A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 94 km WNW of Vallenar, Chile (58 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 16:43:36 / December 8, 2020 @ 4:43 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:43:36 / 4:43 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 17.17 km (11 miles). Event id: us7000cp6g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cp6g. Exact location of event, longitude -71.5973 West, latitude -28.1536 South, depth = 17.17 km.
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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