A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Illapel in Chile on Sunday. Global time and date of event 05/10/15 / 2015-10-05 02:02:51 / October 5, 2015 @ 2:02 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 33.08 km (21 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:02:51 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10003kbc. Event ids that are associated: us10003kbc. Exact location of event, depth 33.08 km, -71.7373° West, -31.7991° South.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Ligua, Salamanca, Illapel. Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and six and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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