A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 94 km WNW of Copiapo, Chile (58 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.2434 West, latitude -27.112 South, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/09/19 / 2019-09-19 09:54:16 / September 19, 2019 @ 9:54 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60005kww. Id of event: us60005kww. The temblor was detected at 04:54:16 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter).
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 two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 94 km WNW of Copiapo, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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