A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from San Clemente in Chile. Exact location of event, depth 90.55 km, -71.3196° West, -35.3695° South. The temblor was picked up at 12:24:37 / 12:24 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 16:24:37 / March 6, 2018 @ 4:24 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 90.55 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dd24. Id of event: us2000dd24. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 31 km (19 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Linares (c. 69 500 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from San Javier (c. 22 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Cruz, Chimbarongo, Longaví (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km NE of San Clemente, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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