A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 36 km ENE of Putre, Chile (22 miles). Unique identifier: us2000atsq. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000atsq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 148.09 km (92 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 23:31:36 / 11:31 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/09/17 / 2017-09-24 03:31:36 / September 24, 2017 @ 3:31 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -69.2705° West, latitude -18.0175° South, depth = 148.09 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km ENE of Putre, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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