A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Salamanca in Chile. Exact location of event, depth 114.68 km, -70.5472° West, -31.3652° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us20007cvi. Unique identifier: us20007cvi. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/10/16 / 2016-10-09 01:02:40 / October 9, 2016 @ 1:02 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114.68 km (71 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:02:40 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Monte Patria, Illapel, Salamanca. The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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