A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from San Antonio in Chile on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.57 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:51:29 / 2:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -72.1422 West, latitude -33.8589 South, depth = 22.57 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/02/21 / 2021-02-25 02:51:29 / February 25, 2021 @ 2:51 am. Event id: us7000ddh2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ddh2.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Melipilla, Cartagena, San Antonio (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Melipilla (c. 63 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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