A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile on Monday. Unique identifier: us2000e0wq. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000e0wq. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:31:35 / 7:31 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/04/18 / 2018-04-16 12:31:35 / April 16, 2018 @ 12:31 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.47 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 35.47 km, -71.7463° West, -29.8175° South.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Serena, Coquimbo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop).
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 five and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 41 km WNW of Coquimbo, Chile.
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