A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Constitucion in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000991f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000991f. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -73.2268° West, -35.3876° South. Global time and date of event 12/07/17 / 2017-07-12 09:08:17 / July 12, 2017 @ 9:08 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:08:17 / 4:08 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Cauquenes (c. 31 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cauquenes, Constitución. Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 73 km W of Constitucion, Chile.
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