A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from La Ligua in Chile. Unique identifier: us20004yvy. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004yvy. Exact location of event, longitude -71.9334 West, latitude -32.1201 South, depth = 24.26 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/16 / 2016-02-08 23:45:59 / February 8, 2016 @ 11:45 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.26 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 18:45:59 / 6:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Ligua.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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