A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Off the coast of Aisen, Chile (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 15.19 km (9 miles). Event id: us7000d0nm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d0nm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:12:23 / 3:12 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/01/21 / 2021-01-16 15:12:23 / January 16, 2021 @ 3:12 pm. Exact location of event, depth 15.19 km, -77.7159° West, -45.7211° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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