A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from La Ligua in Chile on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 19:56:04 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/04/16 / 2016-04-28 00:56:04 / April 28, 2016 @ 12:56 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.46 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -71.9205 West, latitude -32.2767 South, depth = 15.46 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005c25. Id of event: us10005c25.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hacienda La Calera, La Ligua (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 67 km WNW of La Ligua, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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