A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 151 km SSW of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (94 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 10/11/18 / 2018-11-10 07:53:37 / November 10, 2018 @ 7:53 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -68.9665° West, latitude -24.0936° South, depth = 95.86 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 95.86 km (60 miles). Event id: us1000hq7j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hq7j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:53:37 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 151 km SSW of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
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