A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Illapel in Chile on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us10003j5f. Event ids that are associated: us10003j5f. 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 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/15 / 2015-09-17 06:57:15 / September 17, 2015 @ 6:57 am. Exact location of earthquake, -72.0338° West, -31.606° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 01:57:15 / 1:57 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Illapel (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and eighty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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