A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 159 km WNW of Illapel, Chile (99 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -72.7868° West, -31.27° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 09:32:45 / 9:32 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/04/17 / 2017-04-09 14:32:45 / April 9, 2017 @ 2:32 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10008g2g. Event ids that are associated: us10008g2g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-six 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 159 km WNW of Illapel, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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