A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile on Saturday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:24:45 / 4:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -72.1495° West, -30.4276° South, depth 18.03 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/09/15 / 2015-09-19 09:24:45 / September 19, 2015 @ 9:24 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 18.03 km (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10003juf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003juf.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coquimbo, Ovalle.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 93 km SW of Coquimbo, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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