A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Constitucion in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007s8j. Unique identifier: us70007s8j. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/02/20 / 2020-02-18 06:16:55 / February 18, 2020 @ 6:16 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:16:55 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -73.2933° West, -35.5939° South, depth 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Constitución (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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