A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from La Serena in Chile. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h6u9. Id of event: us2000h6u9. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:04:11 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.4904 West, latitude -29.3659 South, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/09/18 / 2018-09-02 11:04:11 / September 2, 2018 @ 11:04 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coquimbo, La Serena (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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: 64 km NNW of La Serena, Chile.
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