A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Ovalle in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.717 West, latitude -30.652 South, depth = 31.9 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.9 km (20 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003j1d. Unique identifier: us10003j1d. Global time and date of event 30/09/15 / 2015-09-30 01:32:04 / September 30, 2015 @ 1:32 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:32:04 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coquimbo, Monte Patria, Ovalle. Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days seventy-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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