A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Illapel in Chile. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100049rw. Id of event: us100049rw. Exact location, longitude -72.0813° West, latitude -31.759° South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/12/15 / 2015-12-26 23:50:30 / December 26, 2015 @ 11:50 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:50:30 / 6:50 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Illapel (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 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 twelve, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-nine 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 87 km W of Illapel, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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