A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Linares in Chile on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 20:38:25 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -71.1205 West, latitude -36.1622 South, depth = 121.99 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10003zpm. Event ids that are associated: us10003zpm. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/11/15 / 2015-11-19 23:38:25 / November 19, 2015 @ 11:38 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 121.99 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Linares (c. 69 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Carlos (c. 31 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Parral (c. 26 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Javier (c. 22 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Clemente (c. 13 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Coihueco (c. 7 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Javier, Coihueco, San Carlos (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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