A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from La Ligua in Chile. Id of earthquake: us10006jn5. Event ids that are associated: us10006jn5. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 13:03:29 / September 2, 2016 @ 1:03 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:03:29 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.58 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.0869 West, latitude -32.1223 South, depth = 7.58 km.
The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Ligua. Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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