A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 128 km W of Coquimbo, Chile (80 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.6685 West, latitude -30.0261 South, depth = 21.61 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/04/16 / 2016-04-30 06:36:26 / April 30, 2016 @ 6:36 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.61 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 01:36:26 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005cnr. Id of event: us10005cnr.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 128 km W of Coquimbo, Chile.
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