A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Antofagasta in Chile on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/04/18 / 2018-04-11 01:40:57 / April 11, 2018 @ 1:40 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dxum. Unique identifier: us2000dxum. The temblor was reported at 21:40:57 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 63.11 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -70.3289 West, latitude -24.0276 South, depth = 63.11 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Antofagasta (c. 309 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Antofagasta (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 42 km S of Antofagasta, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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