A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 132 km WSW of Copiapo, Chile (82 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000gh41. Event ids that are associated: us2000gh41. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/07/18 / 2018-07-30 10:21:37 / July 30, 2018 @ 10:21 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -71.646° West, latitude -27.596° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:21:37 / 5:21 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 132 km WSW of Copiapo, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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