A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 116 km W of Illapel, Chile (72 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/10/15 / 2015-10-29 16:20:13 / October 29, 2015 @ 4:20 pm. The temblor was picked up at 11:20:13 / 11:20 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200040gz. Id of event: us200040gz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -72.3763° West, -31.819° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 116 km W of Illapel, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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