A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 54 km SE of Putre, Chile (34 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:35:30 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20003ki5. Event ids that are associated: us20003ki5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/15 / 2015-09-17 06:35:30 / September 17, 2015 @ 6:35 am. Exact location, longitude -69.1896° West, latitude -18.5464° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 54 km SE of Putre, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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