A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 95 km W of Illapel, Chile (59 miles). Global time and date of event 09/10/15 / 2015-10-09 19:34:08 / October 9, 2015 @ 7:34 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003mka. Id of event: us10003mka. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:34:08 / 2:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.49 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -72.1614° West, latitude -31.7323° South, depth = 4.49 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 95 km W of Illapel, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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