A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Illapel in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.73 km (19 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 21:16:34 / January 11, 2016 @ 9:16 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:16:34 / 6:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -71.72° West, -31.217° South, depth 30.73 km. Unique identifier: us10004dln. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004dln.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ovalle, Illapel.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 69 km NW of Illapel, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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