A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Illapel in Chile on Monday. Exact location, longitude -71.7386° West, latitude -31.6272° South, depth = 26.37 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.37 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dcqi. Unique identifier: us1000dcqi. The temblor was reported at 18:37:12 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 22:37:12 / April 2, 2018 @ 10:37 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (33 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salamanca, Illapel (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel it?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km W of Illapel, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.