A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Copiapo in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000i5n5. Unique identifier: us2000i5n5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.17 km (13 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/11/18 / 2018-11-01 22:53:04 / November 1, 2018 @ 10:53 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:53:04 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -71.2447° West, latitude -27.1902° South, depth = 20.17 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Copiapó. Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Copiapó (c. 129 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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