A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Illapel in Chile. Exact location, longitude -71.9186° West, latitude -31.364° South, depth = 24.37 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:13:02 / 4:13 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003j7j. Unique identifier: us10003j7j. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.37 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/15 / 2015-09-17 21:13:02 / September 17, 2015 @ 9:13 pm.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop). 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and nineteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days three hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 77 km WNW of Illapel, Chile.
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