A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Santa Cruz in Chile. Exact location of event, depth 40.56 km, -71.7707° West, -34.7901° South. The temblor was detected at 03:26:05 / 3:26 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 07:26:05 / July 6, 2017 @ 7:26 am. Event id: us1000975t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000975t. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 40.56 km (25 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Javier, San Clemente, Constitución. Epicenter of the event was 72 km (44 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Vicente (c. 22 600 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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