A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 67 kilometers (42 miles) from La Ligua in Chile on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 33.4 km, -71.849° West, -32.147° South. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:39:36 / 3:39 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.4 km (21 miles). Event id: us10008w4f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008w4f. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/05/17 / 2017-05-29 20:39:36 / May 29, 2017 @ 8:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Illapel, La Ligua (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 67 km WNW of La Ligua, Chile.
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