A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 106 km NW of Copiapo, Chile (66 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.1691 West, latitude -26.7679 South, depth = 26.53 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000etnd. Unique identifier: us1000etnd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.53 km (16 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/06/18 / 2018-06-17 07:31:59 / June 17, 2018 @ 7:31 am. The temblor was picked up at 02:31:59 / 2:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 106 km NW of Copiapo, Chile.
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