A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 120 km WSW of Coquimbo, Chile (75 miles) on Thursday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:39:46 / 2:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -72.4731° West, latitude -30.4303° South, depth = 19.27 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/09/15 / 2015-09-17 07:39:46 / September 17, 2015 @ 7:39 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.27 km (12 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20003kis. Unique identifier: us20003kis. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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