A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Carahue in Chile on Monday. Global time and date of event 03/07/17 / 2017-07-03 16:45:35 / July 3, 2017 @ 4:45 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:45:35 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.5 West, latitude -39.11 South, depth = 15 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us100096gh. Ids that are associated to the event: us100096gh.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Temuco, Las Animas, Valdivia. Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Temuco (c. 238 100 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Valdivia (c. 133 400 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Las Animas (c. 30 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Nueva Imperial (c. 18 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Loncoche (c. 15 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pitrufquén (c. 13 700 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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