A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Copiapo in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 116.08 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000g4xz. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g4xz. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/08/18 / 2018-08-07 17:55:34 / August 7, 2018 @ 5:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -69.4218° West, -27.366° South, depth 116.08 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:55:34 / 1:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Copiapó (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Copiapó (c. 129 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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