A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from La Ligua in Chile. Global time and date of event 25/01/17 / 2017-01-25 06:47:02 / January 25, 2017 @ 6:47 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 35.09 km, -71.8651° West, -32.0287° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10007vb4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007vb4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.09 km (22 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:47:02 / 1:47 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salamanca, Illapel, La Ligua (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 76 km NW of La Ligua, Chile.
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