A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 164 km WSW of Lebu, Chile (102 miles). Event id: us10003l9d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003l9d. 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 10.74 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:57:33 / 10:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -75.3835 West, latitude -38.1821 South, depth = 10.74 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/09/15 / 2015-09-21 03:57:33 / September 21, 2015 @ 3:57 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 164 km WSW of Lebu, Chile.
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