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Moderate 4.2 quake hits near San Antonio, San Antonio Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile

Tue, 4 May 2021, 15:37
15:37 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
4.2 quake 4 May 11:18 am (GMT -4)
4.2 quake 4 May 11:18 am (GMT -4)
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake near San Antonio, San Antonio Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, was reported only 18 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a moderately shallow depth of 35 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Tuesday 4 May 2021 at 11:18 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Los Navegantes (pop. 230) located 66 km from the epicenter, San Antonio (pop. 85,700) 84 km away, and Cartagena (pop. 16,900) 86 km away.
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Date & time: 4 May 11:18 am (GMT -4) local time (4 May 2021 15:18 GMT)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.92°S / 72.43°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Primary data source: EMSC

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