A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Talcahuano in Chile. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 22:17:51 / September 9, 2017 @ 10:17 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:17:51 / 5:17 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000aj2p. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aj2p. Exact location, longitude -73.6608° West, latitude -36.1362° South, depth = 25.22 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.22 km (16 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Concepción, Penco, Tomé (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Talcahuano (c. 253 000 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Tomé (c. 46 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Penco (c. 46 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 80 km NW of Talcahuano, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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