A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Salamanca in Chile. Exact location, longitude -71.1524° West, latitude -32.0396° South, depth = 99.97 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 01:50:23 / April 15, 2017 @ 1:50 am. Id of earthquake: us10008hrv. Event ids that are associated: us10008hrv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.97 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 21:50:23 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Felipe, Hacienda La Calera, La Ligua (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from San Felipe (c. 59 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 33 km SSW of Salamanca, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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