A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Santa Cruz in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008j50. Unique identifier: us10008j50. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.34 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/04/17 / 2017-04-19 23:24:27 / April 19, 2017 @ 11:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 41.34 km, -71.8062° West, -34.7005° South. The temblor was reported at 19:24:27 / 7:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Constitución, Talca, San Vicente. Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Vicente (c. 22 600 pop).
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km W of Santa Cruz, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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