A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Illapel in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -71.868 West, latitude -31.5447 South, depth = 27.69 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/18 / 2018-02-19 00:21:10 / February 19, 2018 @ 12:21 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.69 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000d4g3. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d4g3. The temblor was detected at 19:21:10 / 7:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salamanca, Illapel (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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