A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 97 km WSW of Constitucion, Chile (60 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 06:43:54 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -73.3965° West, latitude -35.6944° South, depth = 20.05 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.05 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20006usm. Unique identifier: us20006usm. Global time and date of event 28/08/16 / 2016-08-28 11:43:54 / August 28, 2016 @ 11:43 am UTC/GMT.
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 97 km WSW of Constitucion, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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