A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, West Chile Rise (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -86.0347 West, latitude -40.8183 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly 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). The temblor was picked up at 15:06:17 / 3:06 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 15:06:17 / March 14, 2021 @ 3:06 pm. Event id: us7000djb3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000djb3.
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. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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