A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Taltal in Chile on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/02/17 / 2017-02-22 11:51:18 / February 22, 2017 @ 11:51 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008le4. Unique identifier: us20008le4. Exact location of event, depth 17.33 km, -70.9306° West, -25.6225° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 17.33 km (11 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:51:18 / 6:51 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Taltal (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taltal.
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
How would you describe the shaking?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 51 km WSW of Taltal, Chile.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.