A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Taltal in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.5857 West, latitude -25.7848 South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 10/03/19 / 2019-03-10 13:08:02 / March 10, 2019 @ 1:08 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jd7k. Id of event: us1000jd7k. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:08:02 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Diego de Almagro, Taltal (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Diego de Almagro (c. 18 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Taltal (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 ten 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 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: 43 km SSW of Taltal, Chile.
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