A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from San Javier in Chile on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 78.9 km (49 miles). Id of earthquake: us700039yk. Event ids that are associated: us700039yk. Exact location of event, longitude -71.9526 West, latitude -35.766 South, depth = 78.9 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:00:10 / 6:00 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/04/19 / 2019-04-21 10:00:10 / April 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coihueco, Molina, Chillán. Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Chillán (c. 150 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Linares (c. 69 500 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from San Carlos (c. 31 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Cauquenes (c. 31 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 25 km SW of San Javier, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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