A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Ovalle in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -72.0581° West, latitude -30.5599° South, depth = 15.05 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:36:25 / 3:36 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20003nz8. Event ids that are associated: us20003nz8. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.05 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/09/15 / 2015-09-25 08:36:25 / September 25, 2015 @ 8:36 am.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ovalle. Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and seventy-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 82 km W of Ovalle, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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