A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 206 km WNW of Illapel, Chile (128 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000des2. Id of event: us7000des2. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:43:47 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/03/21 / 2021-03-02 03:43:47 / March 2, 2021 @ 3:43 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.59 km (28 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 earthquake, longitude -73.291 West, latitude -31.2364 South, depth = 45.59 km.
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 has struck near. Each 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.
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