A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Talcahuano in Chile. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/07/18 / 2018-07-05 17:41:12 / July 5, 2018 @ 5:41 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -73.7214° West, -36.4039° South. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:41:12 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000fxmf. Id of event: us2000fxmf. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Talcahuano (c. 253 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tomé (c. 46 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Penco (c. 46 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coronel, Chiguayante, Concepción (min 5000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 64 km WNW of Talcahuano, Chile.
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