A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Constitucion in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.3093 West, latitude -35.7174 South, depth = 21.56 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.56 km (13 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:51:43 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 09:51:43 / May 30, 2017 @ 9:51 am. Unique identifier: us10008wdy. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008wdy.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cauquenes, Constitución. Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Cauquenes (c. 31 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
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. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 91 km WSW of Constitucion, Chile.
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