A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Salamanca in Chile on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.2379 West, latitude -31.7388 South, depth = 121.68 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 121.68 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 16:33:11 / 4:33 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/17 / 2017-09-17 19:33:11 / September 17, 2017 @ 7:33 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000apkd. Id of event: us2000apkd.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salamanca (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 69 km E of Salamanca, Chile.
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