A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Diego de Almagro in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, -69.2794° West, -25.9021° South, depth 112.59 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:14:41 / 5:14 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/08/17 / 2017-08-07 21:14:41 / August 7, 2017 @ 9:14 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a5rb. Unique identifier: us2000a5rb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 112.59 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Diego de Almagro (c. 18 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Diego de Almagro (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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