A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 94 kilometers (58 miles) from La Ligua in Chile. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.87 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:48:13 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003jry. Unique identifier: us10003jry. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/10/15 / 2015-10-02 14:48:13 / October 2, 2015 @ 2:48 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -72.1089° West, latitude -32.0336° South, depth = 14.87 km.
The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Ligua (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 94 km WNW of La Ligua, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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