A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 101 km NNW of Talcahuano, Chile (63 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.25 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005ehn. Unique identifier: us20005ehn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:54:05 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -73.6798° West, -35.9189° South, depth 22.25 km. Global time and date of event 04/04/16 / 2016-04-04 15:54:05 / April 4, 2016 @ 3:54 pm UTC/GMT.
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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 101 km NNW of Talcahuano, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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