A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 147 km W of Coquimbo, Chile (91 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:11:10 / 2:11 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -72.8403° West, -29.7158° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005pq8. Id of event: us70005pq8. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 07:11:10 / October 2, 2019 @ 7:11 am.
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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 147 km W of Coquimbo, Chile.
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