A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from San Antonio in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -71.9593° West, latitude -33.7957° South, depth = 20.07 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:20:28 / 9:20 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10003jxq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003jxq. Global time and date of event 03/10/15 / 2015-10-03 00:20:28 / October 3, 2015 @ 12:20 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.07 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Monte, Valparaíso, Melipilla. Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Melipilla (c. 63 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from El Monte (c. 23 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 38 km SW of San Antonio, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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