A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Vilcun in Chile on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 111.14 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10004uuw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004uuw. Global time and date of event 04/03/16 / 2016-03-04 23:50:15 / March 4, 2016 @ 11:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.7184 West, latitude -38.7673 South, depth = 111.14 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:50:15 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pitrufquén, Freire, Victoria. Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Temuco (c. 238 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Villarrica (c. 31 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Pucón (c. 27 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Victoria (c. 24 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Lautaro (c. 21 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Pitrufquén (c. 13 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 46 km ESE of Vilcun, Chile.
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