A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Diego de Almagro in Chile. Exact location of event, longitude -70.8813 West, latitude -26.4317 South, depth = 53.99 km. The temblor was reported at 14:05:38 / 2:05 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10004f80. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004f80. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.99 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/16 / 2016-01-17 17:05:38 / January 17, 2016 @ 5:05 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Diego de Almagro (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Diego de Almagro (c. 18 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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