A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 176 km WNW of Coquimbo, Chile (109 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.8876 West, latitude -29.1138 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/02/18 / 2018-02-25 02:02:17 / February 25, 2018 @ 2:02 am. Unique identifier: us2000d7jv. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d7jv. The temblor was detected at 21:02:17 / 9:02 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 176 km WNW of Coquimbo, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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