A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Puente Alto in Chile on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/06/17 / 2017-06-12 22:00:58 / June 12, 2017 @ 10:00 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 102.24 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:00:58 / 6:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -70.2464 West, latitude -33.5974 South, depth = 102.24 km. Event id: us20009m2b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009m2b.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Andes, Melipilla, Rancagua (min 5000 pop).
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. 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 in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 31 km E of Puente Alto, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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