A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Talcahuano in Chile on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.4989 West, latitude -36.1771 South, depth = 7.23 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:36:53 / 1:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.23 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000buce. Unique identifier: us2000buce. Global time and date of event 25/11/17 / 2017-11-25 18:36:53 / November 25, 2017 @ 6:36 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chiguayante, Concepción, Penco. Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Talcahuano (c. 253 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tomé (c. 46 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Penco (c. 46 100 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 68 km NNW of Talcahuano, Chile.
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