A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 94 kilometers (58 miles) from Vallenar in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hp6b. Unique identifier: us1000hp6b. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.43 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -71.2439° West, -27.8369° South, depth 21.43 km. The temblor was reported at 04:16:13 / 4:16 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/11/18 / 2018-11-08 08:16:13 / November 8, 2018 @ 8:16 am.
Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vallenar (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 94 km NNW of Vallenar, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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