A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Constitucion in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003rwm. Unique identifier: us10003rwm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.12 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/10/15 / 2015-10-27 16:21:57 / October 27, 2015 @ 4:21 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -72.84° West, -34.8052° South, depth 20.12 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:21:57 / 11:21 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Constitución (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 70 km NNW of Constitucion, Chile.
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