A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Los Andes in Chile. Event id: us10004reu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004reu. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:23:01 / 3:23 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 116.39 km (72 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/02/16 / 2016-02-20 18:23:01 / February 20, 2016 @ 6:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -69.8576 West, latitude -32.4852 South, depth = 116.39 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Felipe, Los Andes (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (54 miles) from San Felipe (c. 59 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Los Andes (c. 56 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 79 km ENE of Los Andes, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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