A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Illapel in Chile. Global time and date of event 31/10/16 / 2016-10-31 02:15:11 / October 31, 2016 @ 2:15 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -71.6925° West, -31.8266° South, depth 19.48 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.48 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 22:15:11 / 10:15 pm (local time epicenter). 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: us10007362. Unique identifier: us10007362.
Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Ligua, Salamanca, Illapel (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 54 km WSW of Illapel, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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