A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 176 km NW of Coquimbo, Chile (109 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -72.6265° West, latitude -28.8306° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:38:55 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000cser. Event ids that are associated: us7000cser. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/12/20 / 2020-12-19 10:38:55 / December 19, 2020 @ 10:38 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 two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 176 km NW of Coquimbo, Chile.
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