A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Santa Cruz in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000a7n3. Event ids that are associated: us2000a7n3. Global time and date of event 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 20:08:39 / August 12, 2017 @ 8:08 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.13 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:08:39 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -72.0743 West, latitude -34.307 South, depth = 20.13 km.
Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Antonio, Santa Cruz (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 74 km WNW of Santa Cruz, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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