A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km WSW of Illapel, Chile (60 miles) on Monday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:35:20 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.1652 West, latitude -31.8057 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000apyu. Id of event: us2000apyu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 15:35:20 / September 18, 2017 @ 3:35 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 96 km WSW of Illapel, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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