A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 100 km W of Illapel, Chile (62 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 11.05 km (7 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/18 / 2018-09-06 13:21:41 / September 6, 2018 @ 1:21 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:21:41 / 8:21 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h9bp. Unique identifier: us2000h9bp. Exact location of event, longitude -72.2156 West, latitude -31.7586 South, depth = 11.05 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 100 km W of Illapel, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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