A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 79 km ENE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (49 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.5146° West, -22.6116° South, depth 174.92 km. Event id: us1000h4is. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h4is. The epicenter was at a depth of 174.92 km (109 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/09/18 / 2018-09-30 04:39:57 / September 30, 2018 @ 4:39 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 00:39:57 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 79 km ENE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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