A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported Coquimbo, Chile kilometers (0 miles) from Coquimbo, Chile on Monday. Unique identifier: us10003mwz. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003mwz. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/10/15 / 2015-10-12 01:46:45 / October 12, 2015 @ 1:46 am. The temblor was detected at 01:46:45 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.06 km (12 miles). Exact location of event, depth 20.06 km, -71.5828° West, -30.7499° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coquimbo, Monte Patria, Ovalle (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-three 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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