A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Talca in Chile on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/09/17 / 2017-09-24 07:09:26 / September 24, 2017 @ 7:09 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -71.864 West, latitude -35.1565 South, depth = 48.32 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000atv2. Id of event: us2000atv2. The temblor was reported at 03:09:26 / 3:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.32 km (30 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Linares (c. 69 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Longaví, Chimbarongo, Linares.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 35 km NNW of Talca, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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