A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Cauquenes in Chile. Event id: us1000jjz9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jjz9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/03/19 / 2019-03-21 20:34:35 / March 21, 2019 @ 8:34 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49.46 km (31 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -72.7887 West, latitude -36.1337 South, depth = 49.46 km. The temblor was reported at 16:34:35 / 4:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Talcahuano (c. 253 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Chillán (c. 150 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Tomé (c. 46 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Penco (c. 46 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chiguayante, Parral, San Carlos (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 45 km WSW of Cauquenes, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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