A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Illapel in Chile. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:58:34 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 06:58:34 / August 14, 2017 @ 6:58 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -71.6757° West, -31.4784° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a7yn. Id of event: us2000a7yn.
The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salamanca, Illapel (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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.
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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: 51 km WNW of Illapel, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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