A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lo Prado in Chile on Monday. Global time and date of event 19/10/15 / 2015-10-19 14:37:51 / October 19, 2015 @ 2:37 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -70.8617 West, latitude -33.4845 South, depth = 79.17 km. The temblor was detected at 11:37:51 / 11:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79.17 km (49 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10003pni. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003pni.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Valparaíso, Hacienda La Calera, San Felipe. Epicenter of the event was 20 km (12 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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