A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 108 km NW of Tome, Chile (67 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 13:39:46 / 1:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 23.38 km, -73.6786° West, -35.8397° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.38 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20008kaj. Event ids that are associated: us20008kaj. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/02/17 / 2017-02-16 18:39:46 / February 16, 2017 @ 6:39 pm.
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 108 km NW of Tome, Chile.
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