A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Illapel in Chile on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10005c4m. Unique identifier: us10005c4m. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:40:16 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/04/16 / 2016-04-28 08:40:16 / April 28, 2016 @ 8:40 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.22 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.0584 West, latitude -31.8426 South, depth = 19.22 km.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Illapel.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 87 km WSW of Illapel, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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