A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Salamanca in Chile on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us1000athc. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000athc. The temblor was reported at 18:08:11 / 6:08 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 119.59 km (74 miles). Global time and date of event 17/10/17 / 2017-10-17 21:08:11 / October 17, 2017 @ 9:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 119.59 km, -70.26° West, -32.1155° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Andes, San Felipe, Salamanca (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from San Felipe (c. 59 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Los Andes (c. 56 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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