A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 95 kilometers (59 miles) from San Antonio in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/07/17 / 2017-07-14 11:41:15 / July 14, 2017 @ 11:41 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009was. Id of event: us20009was. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:41:15 / 6:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -72.6395° West, -33.7369° South.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 97 km (60 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cartagena, San Antonio (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 95 km W of San Antonio, Chile.
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