A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Illapel in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -71.6255° West, -31.2162° South, depth 45.9 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003ndh. Unique identifier: us10003ndh. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/10/15 / 2015-10-13 19:33:02 / October 13, 2015 @ 7:33 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:33:02 / 4:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.9 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salamanca, Monte Patria, Ovalle. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and three and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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