A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Ovalle in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 42.09 km, -71.4801° West, -30.6907° South. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:33:01 / 2:33 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70005eb3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005eb3. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.09 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 10/09/19 / 2019-09-10 18:33:01 / September 10, 2019 @ 6:33 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coquimbo, Monte Patria, Ovalle. Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km WSW of Ovalle, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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