A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from La Ligua in Chile. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.28 km (11 miles). Global time and date of event 20/09/15 / 2015-09-20 07:10:37 / September 20, 2015 @ 7:10 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -71.8126° West, latitude -32.5096° South, depth = 17.28 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003m4e. Id of event: us20003m4e. The temblor was reported at 02:10:37 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Llaillay, Limache, Villa Alemana (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Limache (c. 35 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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