A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported offshore Coquimbo, Chile kilometers (0 miles) from offshore Coquimbo, Chile on Sunday. 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: us6000b8aw. Unique identifier: us6000b8aw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:46:49 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 08:46:49 / August 2, 2020 @ 8:46 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.0114 West, latitude -30.5199 South, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coquimbo, Ovalle. Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: offshore Coquimbo, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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