A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Chimbarongo in Chile on Friday. Id of earthquake: us20009j5v. Event ids that are associated: us20009j5v. The temblor was detected at 00:11:33 / 12:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.4569 West, latitude -34.8129 South, depth = 123.75 km. Global time and date of event 02/06/17 / 2017-06-02 04:11:33 / June 2, 2017 @ 4:11 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 123.75 km (77 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Rengo (c. 38 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Machalí (c. 27 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Graneros, Santa Cruz, Molina (min 5000 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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