A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Ovalle in Chile. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:23:55 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.74 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -71.6586° West, -30.5909° South, depth 25.74 km. Event id: us1000dbbe. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dbbe. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/03/18 / 2018-03-30 07:23:55 / March 30, 2018 @ 7:23 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Serena, Coquimbo, Monte Patria (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 43 km W of Ovalle, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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