A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from La Ligua in Chile on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 37.56 km (23 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hfez. Id of event: us1000hfez. Exact location, longitude -71.386° West, latitude -32.6093° South, depth = 37.56 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/10/18 / 2018-10-22 02:02:36 / October 22, 2018 @ 2:02 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:02:36 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lampa, Los Andes, San Felipe (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 49 km (30 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Felipe (c. 59 300 pop).
Each 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km SW of La Ligua, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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