A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009kp1. Unique identifier: us20009kp1. Exact location of event, depth 15.92 km, -72.0551° West, -29.6539° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:36:26 / 5:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.92 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/06/17 / 2017-06-04 22:36:26 / June 4, 2017 @ 10:36 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Serena, Coquimbo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-four 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 76 km WNW of Coquimbo, Chile.
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