A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from San Antonio in Chile. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 20:07:41 / March 5, 2018 @ 8:07 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.3633 West, latitude -33.8941 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 15:07:41 / 3:07 pm (local time epicenter). 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). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dci7. Id of event: us2000dci7.
Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cartagena, San Antonio (min 5000 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 one hundred and fourty-five 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 76 km WSW of San Antonio, Chile.
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