A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 103 km WNW of Coquimbo, Chile (64 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:52:42 / 7:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -72.3113 West, latitude -29.5548 South, depth = 32.56 km. Global time and date of event 18/11/17 / 2017-11-18 00:52:42 / November 18, 2017 @ 12:52 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bqu0. Unique identifier: us2000bqu0. The epicenter was at a depth of 32.56 km (20 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 103 km WNW of Coquimbo, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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