A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Ovalle in Chile. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/07/17 / 2017-07-28 19:53:45 / July 28, 2017 @ 7:53 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 18.42 km (11 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:53:45 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000a2cc. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a2cc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 18.42 km, -71.8233° West, -30.7143° South.
Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monte Patria, Ovalle (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 61 km WSW of Ovalle, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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