A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Linares in Chile. Exact location, longitude -71.3473° West, latitude -36.0522° South, depth = 105.22 km. Unique identifier: us2000dyu5. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dyu5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:50:43 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 105.22 km (65 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/18 / 2018-04-12 11:50:43 / April 12, 2018 @ 11:50 am.
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Chillán (c. 150 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Linares (c. 69 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Carlos (c. 31 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Cauquenes (c. 31 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Parral (c. 26 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chillán, Cauquenes, Coihueco. Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 31 km SE of Linares, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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