A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Taltal in Chile on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.0411 West, latitude -25.2305 South, depth = 41.18 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgyq. Unique identifier: us6000dgyq. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 11:36:37 / February 12, 2021 @ 11:36 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.18 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:36:37 / 11:36 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Taltal (c. 10 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taltal.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three 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.
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