A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Illapel in Chile. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bj1r. Id of event: us2000bj1r. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/11/17 / 2017-11-06 00:13:24 / November 6, 2017 @ 12:13 am. The temblor was picked up at 20:13:24 / 8:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -71.6577 West, latitude -31.1302 South, depth = 45.38 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.38 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (46 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Monte Patria, Ovalle, Illapel (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 72 km NW of Illapel, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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