A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -105.3368 West, latitude -35.3165 South, depth = 9.36 km. Id of earthquake: us7000d09l. Event ids that are associated: us7000d09l. The temblor was detected at 13:22:11 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.36 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/01/21 / 2021-01-05 13:22:11 / January 5, 2021 @ 1:22 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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