A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Machali in Chile. Unique identifier: us2000dayx. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dayx. The temblor was reported at 07:27:31 / 7:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.8 km (64 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 11:27:31 / March 2, 2018 @ 11:27 am. Exact location of event, longitude -70.369 West, latitude -34.4441 South, depth = 103.8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puente Alto, Santa Cruz, Teno (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 94 km (59 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Buin (c. 55 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Rengo (c. 38 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Paine (c. 32 800 pop).
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 thirteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 39 km SE of Machali, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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