A earthquake magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Constitucion in Chile. Id of earthquake: at00pyloci. Event ids that are associated: pt19272001, at00pyloci. A tsunami warning has been issued near Constitucion in Chile (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -73.1 West, latitude -35.5 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/19 / 2019-09-29 15:57:51 / September 29, 2019 @ 3:57 pm. The 6.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:57:51 / 10:57 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 131 km (81 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 125 km (78 miles) from Tomé (c. 46 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Cauquenes (c. 31 400 pop), 135 km (84 miles) from Parral (c. 26 900 pop), 124 km (77 miles) from San Javier (c. 22 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Parral, Talca, Tomé (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 64 km WSW of Constitucion, Chile.
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