A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Salamanca in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.1291 West, latitude -31.9589 South, depth = 118.05 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 118.05 km (73 miles). Global time and date of event 18/01/21 / 2021-01-18 22:57:04 / January 18, 2021 @ 10:57 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d17v. Unique identifier: us7000d17v. The temblor was reported at 22:57:04 / 10:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salamanca. Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (51 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 81 km ESE of Salamanca, Chile.
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