A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Ovalle in Chile. The temblor was reported at 06:06:41 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 30.36 km, -71.8264° West, -30.8058° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/10/15 / 2015-10-04 09:06:41 / October 4, 2015 @ 9:06 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003k63. Unique identifier: us10003k63. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.36 km (19 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Monte Patria, Ovalle. Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 six, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 64 km WSW of Ovalle, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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