A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Vallenar in Chile. Event id: us2000bkr7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bkr7. Global time and date of event 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 05:46:06 / November 9, 2017 @ 5:46 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.17 km (26 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:46:06 / 12:46 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 41.17 km, -71.4756° West, -28.2451° South.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vallenar (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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