A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Diego de Almagro in Chile on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.9635 West, latitude -26.2958 South, depth = 25.11 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:57:21 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.11 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000621i. Event ids that are associated: us6000621i. Global time and date of event 23/10/19 / 2019-10-23 23:57:21 / October 23, 2019 @ 11:57 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Diego de Almagro (c. 18 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Diego de Almagro (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 91 km W of Diego de Almagro, Chile.
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