A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Constitución in Chile on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.21 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000djvs. Event ids that are associated: us6000djvs. Exact location of earthquake, -72.9257° West, -35.701° South, depth 24.21 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:56:47 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 11:56:47 / February 21, 2021 @ 11:56 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Cauquenes (c. 31 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Constitución, Cauquenes (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen 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.
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