A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 145 km NW of Coquimbo, Chile (90 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.5736 West, latitude -29.207 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/02/18 / 2018-02-19 05:21:40 / February 19, 2018 @ 5:21 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:21:40 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000d4jw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d4jw.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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