A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from San Antonio in Chile. The temblor was picked up at 21:59:54 / 9:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/10/17 / 2017-10-23 02:59:54 / October 23, 2017 @ 2:59 am. Exact location of earthquake, -72.4967° West, -33.9053° South, depth 12.04 km. Id of earthquake: us1000avt3. Event ids that are associated: us1000avt3. 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 12.04 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cartagena, San Antonio. Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 88 km WSW of San Antonio, Chile.
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