A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Puente Alto in Chile. Exact location, longitude -70.4242° West, latitude -33.8537° South, depth = 112.59 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 112.59 km (70 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/16 / 2016-04-14 09:38:44 / April 14, 2016 @ 9:38 am. The temblor was detected at 06:38:44 / 6:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20005hz4. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005hz4.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chimbarongo, San Vicente, Lampa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Melipilla (c. 63 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 30 km SSE of Puente Alto, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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