A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003lat. Unique identifier: us10003lat. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 22:22:48 / 10:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -72.0786° West, latitude -30.3628° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/09/15 / 2015-09-21 03:22:48 / September 21, 2015 @ 3:22 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ovalle, Coquimbo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 84 km WSW of Coquimbo, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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