A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from La Serena in Chile on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003ray. Unique identifier: us10003ray. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:13:46 / 10:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -71.3783 West, latitude -29.7523 South, depth = 36.71 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.71 km (23 miles). Global time and date of event 25/10/15 / 2015-10-25 13:13:46 / October 25, 2015 @ 1:13 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ovalle, Vicuña, Coquimbo. Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 23 km (14 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vicuña (c. 13 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 20 km NW of La Serena, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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