A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Melipilla in Chile on Tuesday. Event id: us100088wg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100088wg. Exact location of earthquake, -71.3588° West, -33.5417° South, depth 43.34 km. The temblor was detected at 11:11:18 / 11:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.34 km (27 miles). Global time and date of event 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 15:11:18 / March 14, 2017 @ 3:11 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rancagua, Llaillay, Hacienda La Calera.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three 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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