A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from La Ligua in Chile on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 73.33 km (46 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:40:41 / 6:40 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/10/17 / 2017-10-17 10:40:41 / October 17, 2017 @ 10:40 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.0923 West, latitude -32.5553 South, depth = 73.33 km. Unique identifier: us1000at8a. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000at8a.
Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from San Felipe (c. 59 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chicureo Abajo, Salamanca, Lampa (min 5000 pop). 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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