A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 94 kilometers (58 miles) from Illapel in Chile. Unique identifier: us10003jc5. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003jc5. The epicenter was at a depth of 16.95 km (11 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.1498 West, latitude -31.7613 South, depth = 16.95 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:12:44 / 3:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/09/15 / 2015-09-30 20:12:44 / September 30, 2015 @ 8:12 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Illapel (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop).
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 two, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
Did you feel the quake?
How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 94 km W of Illapel, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2015 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.