A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile. The temblor was picked up at 05:38:51 / 5:38 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000bj5r. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bj5r. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.14 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/11/17 / 2017-11-06 10:38:51 / November 6, 2017 @ 10:38 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.0561 West, latitude -30.1052 South, depth = 12.14 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ovalle, La Serena, Coquimbo. Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
How would you describe the shaking?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 70 km WSW of Coquimbo, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.