A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Los Andes in Chile. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 116.27 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 16:58:23 / 4:58 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/12/18 / 2018-12-26 19:58:23 / December 26, 2018 @ 7:58 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ixsm. Id of event: us2000ixsm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.1843 West, latitude -32.3605 South, depth = 116.27 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Felipe, Los Andes (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (41 miles) from San Felipe (c. 59 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Los Andes (c. 56 900 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 65 km NE of Los Andes, Chile.
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