A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Ovalle in Chile on Sunday. Global time and date of event 04/10/15 / 2015-10-04 16:57:22 / October 4, 2015 @ 4:57 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10003k82. Event ids that are associated: us10003k82. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:57:22 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -72.1695° West, -30.5168° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coquimbo, Ovalle. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 93 km W of Ovalle, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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