A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, offshore Libertador O’Higgins, Chile kilometers (0 miles) from offshore Libertador O’Higgins, Chile. 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: us20008jkr. Unique identifier: us20008jkr. Exact location of event, depth 13.67 km, -72.0142° West, -34.3371° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.67 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:40:12 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/17 / 2017-02-13 21:40:12 / February 13, 2017 @ 9:40 pm.
Event epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Vicente (c. 22 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Rauco (c. 8 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rauco, San Antonio, San Vicente (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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