A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from San Antonio in Chile. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000avta. Id of event: us1000avta. Exact location of earthquake, -72.421° West, -33.8958° South, depth 15.35 km. The temblor was reported at 22:21:15 / 10:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 15.35 km (10 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/10/17 / 2017-10-23 03:21:15 / October 23, 2017 @ 3:21 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cartagena, San Antonio. Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 81 km WSW of San Antonio, Chile.
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