A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 92 km WSW of Ovalle, Chile (57 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:25:59 / 6:25 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003ngy. Unique identifier: us10003ngy. Global time and date of event 13/10/15 / 2015-10-13 23:25:59 / October 13, 2015 @ 11:25 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -72.0912° West, -30.9274° South, depth 13.14 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.14 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 92 km WSW of Ovalle, Chile.
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