A earthquake with magnitude 6.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 94 kilometers (58 miles) from San Antonio in Chile. The temblor was picked up at 13:28:05 / 1:28 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near San Antonio in Chile (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 01/08/19 / 2019-08-01 18:28:05 / August 1, 2019 @ 6:28 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us60004yps. Event ids that are associated: at00pvklyt, pt19213000, us60004yps. Exact location, longitude -72.2825° West, latitude -34.2396° South, depth = 10 km.
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 El Monte, Molina, Rengo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 126 km (78 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 116 km (72 miles) from Melipilla (c. 63 100 pop), 132 km (82 miles) from Rengo (c. 38 100 pop), 122 km (76 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 134 km (83 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop), 135 km (84 miles) from El Monte (c. 23 100 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from San Vicente (c. 22 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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: 94 km SW of San Antonio, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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