A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 95 km NW of Coquimbo, Chile (59 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 10/08/18 / 2018-08-10 11:04:24 / August 10, 2018 @ 11:04 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -72.0181° West, -29.3216° South, depth 35 km. Id of earthquake: us1000g6a3. Event ids that are associated: us1000g6a3. The temblor was detected at 06:04:24 / 6:04 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 95 km NW of Coquimbo, Chile.
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