A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Mulchen in Chile on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.7397 West, latitude -37.4737 South, depth = 121.35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 22:53:39 / April 4, 2017 @ 10:53 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10008efk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008efk. The temblor was picked up at 18:53:39 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 121.35 km (75 miles).
Event epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Los Ángeles (c. 125 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mulchén (c. 22 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Nacimiento (c. 21 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cabrero (c. 18 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from La Laja (c. 16 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Collipulli (c. 16 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Laja, Yumbel, Nacimiento (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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 51 km ENE of Mulchen, Chile.
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