A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from San Javier in Chile on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.7769 West, latitude -35.5754 South, depth = 77.9 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 77.9 km (48 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000csfp. Event ids that are associated: us6000csfp. Global time and date of event 25/11/20 / 2020-11-25 10:58:24 / November 25, 2020 @ 10:58 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:58:24 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Linares (c. 69 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from San Carlos (c. 31 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Cauquenes (c. 31 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Teno, San Carlos, Rauco (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 4 km WNW of San Javier, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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