A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Illapel in Chile on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.58 km (27 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a18f. Unique identifier: us2000a18f. The temblor was reported at 06:40:21 / 6:40 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/07/17 / 2017-07-26 10:40:21 / July 26, 2017 @ 10:40 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -71.4254° West, -31.2065° South, depth 43.58 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salamanca, Monte Patria, Ovalle. Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
How would you describe the shaking?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 53 km NNW of Illapel, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.