A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 135 km WSW of Coquimbo, Chile (84 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 20:53:33 / 8:53 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10003laz. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003laz. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/09/15 / 2015-09-21 01:53:33 / September 21, 2015 @ 1:53 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -72.6697° West, latitude -30.3635° South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
How would you describe the shaking?
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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 135 km WSW of Coquimbo, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2015 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.