A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 87 kilometers (54 miles) from San Antonio in Chile. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:41:43 / 2:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.228 West, latitude -34.2034 South, depth = 18.36 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004zae. Id of event: us60004zae. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.36 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/08/19 / 2019-08-02 06:41:43 / August 2, 2019 @ 6:41 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Cruz, Cartagena, San Antonio (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 87 km SW of San Antonio, Chile.
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