A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 98 kilometers (61 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 17:04:24 / March 11, 2020 @ 5:04 pm. Id of earthquake: us60008drk. Event ids that are associated: us60008drk. Exact location, longitude -72.2916° West, latitude -30.2892° South, depth = 6.26 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.26 km (4 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:04:24 / 12:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coquimbo. Event epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 98 km WSW of Coquimbo, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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