A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from La Ligua in Chile on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.78 West, latitude -32.114 South, depth = 37.4 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10003mx7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003mx7. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:59:05 / 9:59 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 37.4 km (23 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/10/15 / 2015-10-12 02:59:05 / October 12, 2015 @ 2:59 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda La Calera, Salamanca, Illapel (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and three and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 63 km NW of La Ligua, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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