A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Los Andes in Chile. Id of earthquake: us10004ceg. Event ids that are associated: us10004ceg. The temblor was detected at 15:41:01 / 3:41 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 87.96 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 18:41:01 / January 8, 2016 @ 6:41 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -70.6112 West, latitude -32.9591 South, depth = 87.96 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paine, Valparaíso, Viña del Mar (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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