A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.52 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003kme. Id of event: us10003kme. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:51:44 / 11:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/10/15 / 2015-10-06 04:51:44 / October 6, 2015 @ 4:51 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -72.1952° West, latitude -30.2732° South, depth = 9.52 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coquimbo. Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 89 km WSW of Coquimbo, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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