A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 133 km ESE of Antofagasta, Chile (83 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003l2j. Id of event: us10003l2j. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 103.88 km (65 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.1487 West, latitude -24.0015 South, depth = 103.88 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/10/15 / 2015-10-08 02:42:24 / October 8, 2015 @ 2:42 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:42:24 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter).
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. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 133 km ESE of Antofagasta, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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