A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes West Chile Rise (0 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 22:52:56 / March 5, 2021 @ 10:52 pm. Event id: us7000dg84. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dg84. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -94.4693° West, latitude -37.1174° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:52:56 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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