A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from San Antonio in Chile. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/07/17 / 2017-07-07 03:31:44 / July 7, 2017 @ 3:31 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us100097jv. Event ids that are associated: us100097jv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 22:31:44 / 10:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.19 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -72.2711° West, -33.7357° South, depth 18.19 km.
The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cartagena, San Antonio (min 5000 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 62 km WSW of San Antonio, Chile.
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