A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Constitucion in Chile. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:04:31 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/19 / 2019-09-29 21:04:31 / September 29, 2019 @ 9:04 pm. Id of earthquake: us70005nly. Event ids that are associated: us70005nly. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -73.1945° West, -35.398° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Constitución. Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty-five 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 71 km W of Constitucion, Chile.
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