A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 119 km W of Illapel, Chile (74 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 14:27:58 / September 19, 2017 @ 2:27 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 09:27:58 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aqqm. Unique identifier: us2000aqqm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -72.4084° West, latitude -31.8109° South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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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