A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/20 / 2020-03-06 19:04:06 / March 6, 2020 @ 7:04 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:04:06 / 2:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -72.217° West, -30.3079° South, depth 15.88 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.88 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60008bak. Event ids that are associated: us60008bak.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coquimbo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 92 km WSW of Coquimbo, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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