A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from San Antonio in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008sf5. Unique identifier: us20008sf5. Exact location, longitude -72.1759° West, latitude -33.9915° South, depth = 22.68 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/03/17 / 2017-03-16 07:05:12 / March 16, 2017 @ 7:05 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.68 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:05:12 / 3:05 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Melipilla (c. 63 100 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Melipilla, Cartagena, San Antonio (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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