A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Taltal in Chile. 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: us7000dhke. Id of event: us7000dhke. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/03/21 / 2021-03-10 01:50:19 / March 10, 2021 @ 1:50 am. Exact location, longitude -70.9016° West, latitude -25.2973° South, depth = 40.44 km. The temblor was detected at 01:50:19 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.44 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Taltal (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taltal.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 43 km WNW of Taltal, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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