A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 114 km ESE of Copiapo, Chile (71 miles). Event id: us2000it4i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000it4i. Exact location, longitude -69.2328° West, latitude -27.6902° South, depth = 107.33 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:04:28 / 12:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.33 km (67 miles). 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: 13/12/18 / 2018-12-13 04:04:28 / December 13, 2018 @ 4:04 am.
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. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 114 km ESE of Copiapo, Chile.
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