A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from La Ligua in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.9635 West, latitude -32.1655 South, depth = 14.03 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 15:35:47 / April 25, 2016 @ 3:35 pm. The temblor was detected at 10:35:47 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10005dw4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005dw4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.03 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Ligua (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-eight 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 75 km WNW of La Ligua, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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