A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Illapel in Chile on Saturday. Event id: us20003pb9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003pb9. Exact location of event, depth 24.36 km, -72.0711° West, -31.8119° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.36 km (15 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:15:29 / 6:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/09/15 / 2015-09-26 11:15:29 / September 26, 2015 @ 11:15 am.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Illapel. Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, 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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 88 km WSW of Illapel, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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