A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Santa Cruz in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.8493 West, latitude -34.723 South, depth = 41.03 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000955f. Unique identifier: us1000955f. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/06/17 / 2017-06-29 08:16:52 / June 29, 2017 @ 8:16 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.03 km (25 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:16:52 / 4:16 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Clemente, Constitución, Talca (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Vicente (c. 22 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Chimbarongo (c. 17 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km WSW of Santa Cruz, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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