A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Ovalle in Chile on Tuesday. Event id: us60008dfv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008dfv. 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 27.09 km (17 miles). Exact location of event, depth 27.09 km, -71.6566° West, -30.4045° South. The temblor was detected at 20:00:38 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 00:00:38 / March 11, 2020 @ 12:00 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monte Patria, La Serena, Coquimbo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop). Close 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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