A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Illapel in Chile. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:31:10 / 2:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -72.0909° West, latitude -31.5373° South, depth = 7.67 km. Id of earthquake: us2000hdlc. Event ids that are associated: us2000hdlc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.67 km (5 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/09/18 / 2018-09-12 19:31:10 / September 12, 2018 @ 7:31 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Illapel. Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 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 four and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 88 km W of Illapel, Chile.
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