A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Constitución in Chile on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -72.4066° West, -35.3331° South. The temblor was picked up at 04:25:52 / 4:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/21 / 2021-02-23 04:25:52 / February 23, 2021 @ 4:25 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dkb8. Id of event: us6000dkb8.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Linares, San Clemente, Cauquenes. Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Linares (c. 69 500 pop), 0 km (0 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Cauquenes (c. 31 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from San Javier (c. 22 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from San Clemente (c. 13 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 0 km E of Constitución, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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