A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Chimbarongo in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.7766 West, latitude -34.6847 South, depth = 103.21 km. Event id: us2000bj4r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bj4r. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/11/17 / 2017-11-06 07:52:18 / November 6, 2017 @ 7:52 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 103.21 km (64 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:52:18 / 3:52 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Graneros, Molina, Machalí. Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Rengo (c. 38 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Machalí (c. 27 600 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 25 km E of Chimbarongo, Chile.
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