A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 148 km WNW of Coquimbo, Chile (92 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/04/16 / 2016-04-03 01:06:46 / April 3, 2016 @ 1:06 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:06:46 / 8:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -72.8339° West, -29.6434° South, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us20005e7k. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005e7k.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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