A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Santa Cruz in Chile on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -71.8514 West, latitude -34.7331 South, depth = 40.63 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/06/17 / 2017-06-29 07:43:47 / June 29, 2017 @ 7:43 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:43:47 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.63 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10009558. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10009558.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Constitución, Talca, San Vicente (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Vicente (c. 22 600 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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