A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Ovalle in Chile. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.26 km (16 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/04/18 / 2018-04-05 05:59:26 / April 5, 2018 @ 5:59 am. Unique identifier: us2000dute. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dute. The temblor was reported at 00:59:26 / 12:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.0721 West, latitude -30.559 South, depth = 25.26 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ovalle. Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 83 km W of Ovalle, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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