A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 99 km NW of Copiapo, Chile (62 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -71.0636 West, latitude -26.7497 South, depth = 14.91 km. Global time and date of event 21/08/18 / 2018-08-21 14:11:32 / August 21, 2018 @ 2:11 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:11:32 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.91 km (9 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000geme. Unique identifier: us1000geme.
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 two and in the last 365 days eleven 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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