A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Illapel in Chile. Event id: us1000ecyp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ecyp. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/05/18 / 2018-05-27 15:18:01 / May 27, 2018 @ 3:18 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.92 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -71.5317 West, latitude -31.4316 South, depth = 40.92 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 11:18:01 / 11:18 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ovalle, Salamanca, Illapel (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 98 km (61 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km WNW of Illapel, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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