A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 138 km W of Illapel, Chile (86 miles). Global time and date of event 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 17:50:46 / September 19, 2017 @ 5:50 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 29.84 km (19 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:50:46 / 12:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.6161 West, latitude -31.7548 South, depth = 29.84 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aqyy. Id of event: us2000aqyy.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-nine 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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