A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Cartagena in Chile on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.88 km (27 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:43:28 / 9:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 42.88 km, -71.5477° West, -33.5271° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 09:43:28 / February 12, 2021 @ 9:43 am. Event id: us6000dgxl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgxl.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puente Alto, Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile, Hacienda La Calera (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km ENE of Cartagena, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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