A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 155 km W of Illapel, Chile (96 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/10/15 / 2015-10-02 07:54:20 / October 2, 2015 @ 7:54 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003jq6. Unique identifier: us10003jq6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -72.7889° West, -31.4233° South, depth 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:54:20 / 2:54 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every 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 twenty-eight, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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