A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 105 km W of Illapel, Chile (65 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:17:51 / 6:17 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005z3g. Id of event: us20005z3g. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/05/16 / 2016-05-29 23:17:51 / May 29, 2016 @ 11:17 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -72.2631° West, -31.7671° South, depth 35 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 105 km W of Illapel, Chile.
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