A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Constitucion in Chile. Unique identifier: us70007sbw. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007sbw. Exact location of event, longitude -73.3552 West, latitude -35.5844 South, depth = 10 km. 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:52:55 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/02/20 / 2020-02-18 11:52:55 / February 18, 2020 @ 11:52 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Constitución (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 89 km WSW of Constitucion, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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