A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 156 km W of Coquimbo, Chile (97 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:26:21 / 9:26 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/10/15 / 2015-10-26 14:26:21 / October 26, 2015 @ 2:26 pm. Exact location, longitude -72.9556° West, latitude -30.0637° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10003rii. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003rii.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 156 km W of Coquimbo, Chile.
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