A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 104 km WSW of Copiapo, Chile (65 miles). Event id: us1000e6h2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000e6h2. The temblor was detected at 11:49:34 / 11:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.62 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -71.3422° West, -27.6448° South, depth 35.62 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/18 / 2018-05-16 16:49:34 / May 16, 2018 @ 4:49 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 104 km WSW of Copiapo, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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