A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 93 km WSW of Coquimbo, Chile (58 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.08 km (5 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:31:18 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000a7ni. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a7ni. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 21:31:18 / August 12, 2017 @ 9:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 8.08 km, -72.2173° West, -30.3121° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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