A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from San Clemente in Chile on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g68n. Id of event: us1000g68n. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/08/18 / 2018-08-10 07:06:04 / August 10, 2018 @ 7:06 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.5689 West, latitude -35.6405 South, depth = 86.27 km. The temblor was reported at 03:06:04 / 3:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 86.27 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Teno, Constitución, Rauco. Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Linares (c. 69 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cauquenes (c. 31 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 12 km SW of San Clemente, Chile.
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