A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 22:09:45 / 10:09 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jd34. Unique identifier: us1000jd34. Global time and date of event 10/03/19 / 2019-03-10 03:09:45 / March 10, 2019 @ 3:09 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -72.2058° West, latitude -30.3717° South, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coquimbo (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 95 km WSW of Coquimbo, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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