A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 103 km WNW of Copiapo, Chile (64 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 30/03/20 / 2020-03-30 14:53:34 / March 30, 2020 @ 2:53 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -71.2821° West, latitude -26.9761° South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008imv. Unique identifier: us70008imv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 09:53:34 / 9:53 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 103 km WNW of Copiapo, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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