A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from La Ligua in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003kjd. Unique identifier: us10003kjd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.78 km (15 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:51:37 / 4:51 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/10/15 / 2015-10-05 21:51:37 / October 5, 2015 @ 9:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -71.8669° West, latitude -32.1012° South, depth = 23.78 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salamanca, Illapel, La Ligua. The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 71 km WNW of La Ligua, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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