A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Illapel in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us20003pak. Unique identifier: us20003pak. The temblor was reported at 01:16:31 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/15 / 2015-09-26 06:16:31 / September 26, 2015 @ 6:16 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.82 km (8 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 12.82 km, -72.1028° West, -31.8246° South.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Illapel. Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and fifty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 91 km WSW of Illapel, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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