A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 156 km W of Diego de Almagro, Chile (97 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:33:35 / 3:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -71.615 West, latitude -26.475 South, depth = 21.87 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.87 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/04/18 / 2018-04-12 08:33:35 / April 12, 2018 @ 8:33 am. Id of earthquake: us2000dyq8. Event ids that are associated: us2000dyq8.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 156 km W of Diego de Almagro, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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