A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Talcahuano in Chile on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -73.4102° West, -36.6526° South, depth 25.19 km. 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 25.19 km (16 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:43:51 / 10:43 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cqjd. Id of event: us2000cqjd. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/01/18 / 2018-01-28 03:43:51 / January 28, 2018 @ 3:43 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yumbel, Arauco, Lota. Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Talcahuano (c. 253 000 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Tomé (c. 46 700 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 27 km WNW of Talcahuano, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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