A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 156 km WSW of Ovalle, Chile (97 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:01:39 / 9:01 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/15 / 2015-09-23 02:01:39 / September 23, 2015 @ 2:01 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -72.7148° West, -31.1405° South. Unique identifier: us10003ldm. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003ldm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-six, in the last 10 days two hundred and fifty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 156 km WSW of Ovalle, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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