A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Los Andes in Chile. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/12/16 / 2016-12-26 18:23:34 / December 26, 2016 @ 6:23 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.997 West, latitude -33.118 South, depth = 127.4 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:23:34 / 3:23 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 127.4 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007mxi. Unique identifier: us10007mxi.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Felipe (c. 59 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lampa, San Bernardo, San Felipe.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 64 km ESE of Los Andes, Chile.
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