A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Ovalle in Chile. The temblor was picked up at 19:50:10 / 7:50 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/09/18 / 2018-09-18 23:50:10 / September 18, 2018 @ 11:50 pm. Event id: us2000hgwb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hgwb. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47.58 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -71.4461° West, -30.8755° South, depth 47.58 km.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Illapel, Monte Patria, Ovalle.
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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 38 km SW of Ovalle, Chile.
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