A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 100 km WSW of Coquimbo, Chile (62 miles). Global time and date of event 22/10/17 / 2017-10-22 13:54:54 / October 22, 2017 @ 1:54 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -72.2786 West, latitude -30.3478 South, depth = 8.5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000avng. Event ids that are associated: us1000avng. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:54:54 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 8.5 km (5 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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: 100 km WSW of Coquimbo, Chile.
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