A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Talcahuano in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us70004lsv. Unique identifier: us70004lsv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.67 km (20 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/07/19 / 2019-07-16 03:19:48 / July 16, 2019 @ 3:19 am. The temblor was detected at 23:19:48 / 11:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.0811 West, latitude -36.6673 South, depth = 32.67 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Laja, Cabrero, Bulnes (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 7 km (4 miles) from Talcahuano (c. 253 000 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 47 km (30 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km NNE of Talcahuano, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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