A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Rengo in Chile. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 101.9 km (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:33:20 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/06/17 / 2017-06-06 14:33:20 / June 6, 2017 @ 2:33 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -70.719° West, -34.462° South, depth 101.9 km. Event id: us20009kx9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009kx9.
Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Buin (c. 55 400 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Rengo (c. 38 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Paine (c. 32 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Molina, Buin, Rauco.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km ESE of Rengo, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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