A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported West Chile Rise (0 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -86.5317° West, -41.1989° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 02:09:18 / December 9, 2020 @ 2:09 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000cqzh. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cqzh. The temblor was detected at 02:09:18 / 2:09 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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