A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 98 km WSW of Constitucion, Chile (61 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:19:32 / 6:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 11:19:32 / May 30, 2017 @ 11:19 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 24.05 km (15 miles). Event id: us10008wef. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008wef. Exact location of earthquake, -73.4031° West, -35.701° South, depth 24.05 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 98 km WSW of Constitucion, Chile.
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