A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Linares in Chile. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:36:00 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000apfk. Unique identifier: us2000apfk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 85.77 km (53 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/09/17 / 2017-09-17 06:36:00 / September 17, 2017 @ 6:36 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 85.77 km, -71.6223° West, -35.7292° South.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Linares (c. 69 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from San Carlos (c. 31 500 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Cauquenes (c. 31 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Curicó, Constitución, San Carlos (min 5000 pop).
Every 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. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km N of Linares, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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