A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile. Unique identifier: us10006sg4. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006sg4. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -71.8931° West, latitude -30.2982° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:23:45 / 9:23 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/09/16 / 2016-09-25 01:23:45 / September 25, 2016 @ 1:23 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monte Patria, La Serena, Ovalle.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 65 km SW of Coquimbo, Chile.
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