A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 125 km E of Copiapo, Chile (78 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:52:53 / 3:52 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/04/18 / 2018-04-21 07:52:53 / April 21, 2018 @ 7:52 am. Exact location of event, depth 93.33 km, -69.0679° West, -27.3139° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 93.33 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dprt. Id of event: us1000dprt.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 125 km E of Copiapo, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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