A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Molina in Chile. The temblor was detected at 14:33:40 / 2:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 106.61 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/12/18 / 2018-12-22 18:33:40 / December 22, 2018 @ 6:33 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000iwdj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000iwdj. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.1687 West, latitude -35.3899 South, depth = 106.61 km.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Cruz, Longaví, Chimbarongo. The epicenter was 44 km (28 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Linares (c. 69 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from San Javier (c. 22 400 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 32 km SSE of Molina, Chile.
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