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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag was detected near Coquimbo in Chile



Earthquake location -29.8806S, -71.6302WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, -71.6302° West, -29.8806° South, depth 33.17 km. The temblor was detected at 07:56:28 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/04/18 / 2018-04-16 12:56:28 / April 16, 2018 @ 12:56 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.17 km (21 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000e16u. Id of event: us2000e16u.

Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Serena, Coquimbo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km WNW of Coquimbo, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -71.6302° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -29.8806° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km WNW of Coquimbo, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-16 12:56:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-16 21:22:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 178 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.342 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 189 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000e16u Id of event.
Event Code 2000e16u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000e16u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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