A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 117 km WSW of Ovalle, Chile (73 miles). Id of earthquake: us20005gtf. Event ids that are associated: us20005gtf. Exact location, longitude -72.3354° West, latitude -31.001° South, depth = 4.9 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:09:45 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/04/16 / 2016-04-10 13:09:45 / April 10, 2016 @ 1:09 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 117 km WSW of Ovalle, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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