A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 100 km NW of Coquimbo, Chile (62 miles). Exact location, longitude -72.103° West, latitude -29.333° South, depth = 41.58 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: us6000b9yl. Unique identifier: us6000b9yl. The temblor was reported at 03:24:03 / 3:24 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 41.58 km (26 miles). Global time and date of event 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 03:24:03 / August 6, 2020 @ 3:24 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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