A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 102 km WSW of Constitucion, Chile (63 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:49:24 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a3nw. Unique identifier: us2000a3nw. Global time and date of event 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 12:49:24 / August 2, 2017 @ 12:49 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.4354 West, latitude -35.74 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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