A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Curicó in Chile on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/03/21 / 2021-03-03 21:50:35 / March 3, 2021 @ 9:50 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000df9q. Id of event: us7000df9q. Exact location, longitude -71.1458° West, latitude -35.0639° South, depth = 103.31 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.31 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:50:35 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Javier, Rengo, San Vicente (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Rengo (c. 38 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from San Vicente (c. 22 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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