A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Illapel in Chile on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.9578 West, latitude -31.5664 South, depth = 20.74 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/15 / 2015-09-18 05:04:17 / September 18, 2015 @ 5:04 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003l3n. Id of event: us20003l3n. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.74 km (13 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 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:04:17 / 12:04 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Illapel (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twenty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and fifty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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