A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Santa Cruz in Chile. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d77g. Id of event: us6000d77g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/01/21 / 2021-01-10 08:15:19 / January 10, 2021 @ 8:15 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.53 km (26 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:15:19 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -71.8167° West, -34.6771° South, depth 41.53 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rengo, Constitución, Talca (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Rengo (c. 38 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Vicente (c. 22 600 pop).
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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 41 km W of Santa Cruz, Chile.
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