A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Rengo in Chile. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/07/16 / 2016-07-18 23:05:39 / July 18, 2016 @ 11:05 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -70.4272 West, latitude -34.5638 South, depth = 8.18 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:05:39 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20006fnj. Ids that are associated to the event: us20006fnj. 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 8.18 km (5 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Buin (c. 55 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Rengo (c. 38 100 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Paine (c. 32 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Machalí (c. 27 600 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Buin, Rauco, Paine.
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 have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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