A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 127 km WSW of Coquimbo, Chile (79 miles). Global time and date of event 18/09/15 / 2015-09-18 08:56:18 / September 18, 2015 @ 8:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 8.25 km, -72.6351° West, -30.1958° South. The temblor was picked up at 03:56:18 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003jhz. Id of event: us10003jhz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.25 km (5 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and four, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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