A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Santa Cruz in Chile. Id of earthquake: us2000b2w8. Event ids that are associated: us2000b2w8. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/10/17 / 2017-10-08 23:10:19 / October 8, 2017 @ 11:10 pm. Exact location, longitude -71.5888° West, latitude -34.427° South, depth = 48.52 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 48.52 km (30 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:10:19 / 7:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Melipilla (c. 63 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Rengo (c. 38 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Antonio, Machalí, Melipilla (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 30 km NW of Santa Cruz, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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