A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Bulnes in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 84.93 km (53 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.9801 West, latitude -36.9256 South, depth = 84.93 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/19 / 2019-05-17 01:09:08 / May 17, 2019 @ 1:09 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003md9. Unique identifier: us70003md9. The temblor was picked up at 21:09:08 / 9:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Chillán (c. 150 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Los Ángeles (c. 125 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Tomé (c. 46 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Penco (c. 46 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from San Carlos (c. 31 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tomé, Chiguayante, Penco (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 six 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km SE of Bulnes, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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