A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Molina in Chile. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/17 / 2017-03-15 00:00:27 / March 15, 2017 @ 12:00 am. Exact location of event, depth 98.42 km, -70.9627° West, -35.2035° South. Unique identifier: us20008s7n. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008s7n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:00:27 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 98.42 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Linares, Rengo, San Vicente (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Linares (c. 69 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Rengo (c. 38 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from San Vicente (c. 22 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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