A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Copiapo in Chile on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.0535 West, latitude -27.817 South, depth = 101.6 km. Unique identifier: us10008wqf. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008wqf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:56:22 / 6:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 22:56:22 / May 30, 2017 @ 10:56 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 101.6 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Copiapó (c. 129 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Copiapó.
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 nine 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 earthquakes in the world.
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