A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 153 km W of Constitucion, Chile (95 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:28:50 / 5:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/08/16 / 2016-08-24 10:28:50 / August 24, 2016 @ 10:28 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.1008 West, latitude -35.2273 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us10006gbc. Event ids that are associated: us10006gbc.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 153 km W of Constitucion, Chile.
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