A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from San Antonio in Chile. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 02:57:39 / September 26, 2016 @ 2:57 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.91 km (12 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006sn5. Id of event: us10006sn5. The temblor was picked up at 21:57:39 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -72.2615° West, -33.9607° South, depth 19.91 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cartagena, San Antonio (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three 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 quakes 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: 71 km SW of San Antonio, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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