A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 103 km WNW of Copiapo, Chile (64 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/01/18 / 2018-01-16 22:11:30 / January 16, 2018 @ 10:11 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.76 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:11:30 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ck63. Id of event: us2000ck63. Exact location of event, longitude -71.3242 West, latitude -27.0845 South, depth = 13.76 km.
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 three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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