A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003qtm. Unique identifier: us10003qtm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:22:26 / 5:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.8722 West, latitude -30.3356 South, depth = 18.69 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.69 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/10/15 / 2015-10-22 20:22:26 / October 22, 2015 @ 8:22 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Serena, Ovalle, Coquimbo. Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (41 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-two 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 66 km SW of Coquimbo, Chile.
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