A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from San Antonio in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007ni7. Unique identifier: us10007ni7. 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 43.59 km (27 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/12/16 / 2016-12-29 08:50:21 / December 29, 2016 @ 8:50 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:50:21 / 4:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -71.5675 West, latitude -33.6861 South, depth = 43.59 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Vicente, Quillota, Rancagua (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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