A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from La Ligua in Chile on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005lk7. Id of event: us20005lk7. Exact location of earthquake, -71.8748° West, -32.1529° South, depth 22.39 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:01:46 / 9:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.39 km (14 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 14:01:46 / April 25, 2016 @ 2:01 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salamanca, Hacienda La Calera, Illapel (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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