A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from La Ligua in Chile on Saturday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:21:45 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10006dku. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006dku. Exact location of earthquake, -71.8054° West, -32.4071° South, depth 35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/16 / 2016-08-13 14:21:45 / August 13, 2016 @ 2:21 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Llaillay, Limache, Villa Alemana (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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