A earthquake magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 106 kilometers (66 miles) from Santa Cruz in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, -72.446° West, -34.276° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Santa Cruz in Chile (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/08/19 / 2019-08-01 18:28:04 / August 1, 2019 @ 6:28 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 13:28:04 / 1:28 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19213000. Id of event: pt19213000.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Melipilla, San Vicente, Rauco. Event epicenter was 108 km (67 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 131 km (81 miles) from Melipilla (c. 63 100 pop), 118 km (73 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 126 km (78 miles) from San Vicente (c. 22 600 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop), 126 km (78 miles) from Rauco (c. 8 600 pop).
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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 106 km WNW of Santa Cruz, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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