A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:10:19 / 11:10 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -115.4827° West, -24.444° South, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 05/12/20 / 2020-12-05 11:10:19 / December 5, 2020 @ 11:10 am 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: us7000cphr. Id of event: us7000cphr.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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