A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Los Andes in Chile on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/12/18 / 2018-12-30 12:25:23 / December 30, 2018 @ 12:25 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000iz7n. Event ids that are associated: us2000iz7n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 09:25:23 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 115.09 km (72 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -70.0517° West, -32.2086° South, depth 115.09 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Felipe, Los Andes. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from San Felipe (c. 59 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Los Andes (c. 56 900 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 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: 86 km NE of Los Andes, Chile.
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