A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Putre in Chile. The temblor was picked up at 02:25:11 / 2:25 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 136.25 km (85 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dzfd. Unique identifier: us2000dzfd. Exact location of event, longitude -69.6001 West, latitude -18.2424 South, depth = 136.25 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/04/18 / 2018-04-13 06:25:11 / April 13, 2018 @ 6:25 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arica, Tacna (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km SW of Putre, Chile.
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