A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Vallenar in Chile on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us20005e8k. Event ids that are associated: us20005e8k. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:02:04 / 3:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 90.31 km, -69.9921° West, -28.9424° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/04/16 / 2016-04-03 06:02:04 / April 3, 2016 @ 6:02 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90.31 km (56 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vallenar (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven 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 quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 85 km ESE of Vallenar, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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