A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 95 km WSW of Coquimbo, Chile (59 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 15:29:16 / March 9, 2020 @ 3:29 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 10:29:16 / 10:29 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.23 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -72.1812 West, latitude -30.42 South, depth = 16.23 km. 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: us60008cgj. Unique identifier: us60008cgj.
Each 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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 95 km WSW of Coquimbo, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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