A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Taltal in Chile. The temblor was detected at 09:38:42 / 9:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/02/18 / 2018-02-13 13:38:42 / February 13, 2018 @ 1:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 45.67 km, -70.8585° West, -25.609° South. Unique identifier: us2000d1ff. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d1ff. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.67 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taltal (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 44 km (27 miles) from Taltal (c. 10 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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