A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Mulchen in Chile. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/09/18 / 2018-09-21 08:23:49 / September 21, 2018 @ 8:23 am. The temblor was picked up at 04:23:49 / 4:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 108.17 km (67 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.5924 West, latitude -37.759 South, depth = 108.17 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hi23. Unique identifier: us2000hi23.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Victoria, Collipulli, Los Ángeles (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Los Ángeles (c. 125 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Victoria (c. 24 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Mulchén (c. 22 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Collipulli (c. 16 400 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 56 km E of Mulchen, Chile.
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