A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Copiapo in Chile on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 99.36 km (62 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/03/18 / 2018-03-10 05:00:36 / March 10, 2018 @ 5:00 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -70.2703° West, -27.1774° South, depth 99.36 km. Unique identifier: us1000d2nr. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d2nr. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:00:36 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 22 km (14 miles) from Copiapó (c. 129 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Copiapó (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 21 km NNE of Copiapo, Chile.
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