A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Machali in Chile on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:18:19 / 8:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.53 km (67 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.2985 West, latitude -33.9929 South, depth = 107.53 km. Event id: us7000346r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000346r. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/04/19 / 2019-04-11 00:18:19 / April 11, 2019 @ 12:18 am.
The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Melipilla, San Vicente, Chicureo Abajo (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km ENE of Machali, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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