A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Molina in Chile on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008iu6. Unique identifier: us10008iu6. Global time and date of event 18/04/17 / 2017-04-18 22:25:34 / April 18, 2017 @ 10:25 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:25:34 / 6:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 108.44 km (67 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -71.2416 West, latitude -35.3597 South, depth = 108.44 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (24 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Linares (c. 69 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Javier (c. 22 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Chimbarongo (c. 17 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Cruz, Longaví, Chimbarongo.
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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