A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km NNW of Talcahuano, Chile (60 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:04:15 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -73.711° West, -35.9885° South, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000cm61. Event ids that are associated: us2000cm61. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/01/18 / 2018-01-21 18:04:15 / January 21, 2018 @ 6:04 pm.
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 96 km NNW of Talcahuano, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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