A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 110 km W of Illapel, Chile (68 miles) on Saturday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:59:01 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -72.3295° West, -31.6821° South, depth 12.11 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.11 km (8 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003lrd. Id of event: us20003lrd. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/09/15 / 2015-09-19 06:59:01 / September 19, 2015 @ 6:59 am.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-six, in the last 10 days two hundred and fifty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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