A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Angol in Chile on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 22:45:30 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -72.9645° West, -37.7051° South, depth 47.79 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: 02/07/18 / 2018-07-02 02:45:30 / July 2, 2018 @ 2:45 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000fti1. Unique identifier: us2000fti1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.79 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cabrero, Chiguayante, Victoria (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Los Ángeles (c. 125 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Angol (c. 44 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 24 km WNW of Angol, Chile.
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