A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:02:55 / 9:02 pm (local time epicenter). 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 24.06 km (15 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003qiw. Unique identifier: us10003qiw. Exact location of earthquake, -71.6785° West, -30.3139° South, depth 24.06 km. Global time and date of event 22/10/15 / 2015-10-22 00:02:55 / October 22, 2015 @ 12:02 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monte Patria, La Serena, Ovalle. Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 51 km SW of Coquimbo, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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