A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Puerto Quellon in Chile on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 12:11:44 / September 6, 2017 @ 12:11 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -74.3275° West, latitude -43.0332° South, depth = 15.8 km. The temblor was detected at 08:11:44 / 8:11 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.8 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: us2000agti. Id of event: us2000agti.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Castro, Chonchi, Puerto Quellón. Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Castro (c. 29 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Puerto Quellón (c. 21 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Chonchi (c. 12 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 58 km W of Puerto Quellon, Chile.
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