A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Vallenar in Chile. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:16:16 / 5:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10006pm4. Event ids that are associated: us10006pm4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.27 km (12 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/09/16 / 2016-09-14 21:16:16 / September 14, 2016 @ 9:16 pm. Exact location, longitude -71.508° West, latitude -29.0008° South, depth = 19.27 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vallenar (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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