A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 167 km NW of Coquimbo, Chile (104 miles) on Saturday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:52:07 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/03/17 / 2017-03-19 03:52:07 / March 19, 2017 @ 3:52 am. Id of earthquake: us20008t47. Event ids that are associated: us20008t47. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -72.5925° West, -28.9147° South, depth 29.28 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.28 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 167 km NW of Coquimbo, Chile.
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