A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Santa Cruz in Chile. Event id: us200040dv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200040dv. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.11 km (25 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:34:48 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/10/15 / 2015-10-29 06:34:48 / October 29, 2015 @ 6:34 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -71.8276° West, -34.6764° South, depth 40.11 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from San Vicente (c. 22 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Constitución, Talca, San Vicente (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 42 km W of Santa Cruz, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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