A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 103 km WNW of Santa Cruz, Chile (64 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:58:50 / 12:58 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60004zrd. Unique identifier: us60004zrd. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.59 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/08/19 / 2019-08-02 17:58:50 / August 2, 2019 @ 5:58 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.4118 West, latitude -34.29 South, depth = 19.59 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 103 km WNW of Santa Cruz, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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