A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from San Antonio in Chile on Saturday. Global time and date of event 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 22:02:01 / September 23, 2017 @ 10:02 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -71.616° West, -33.7421° South, depth 44.72 km. 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 44.72 km (28 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000atq4. Id of event: us2000atq4. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:02:01 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puente Alto, Santiago, Rancagua (min 5000 pop).
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 one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 16 km S of San Antonio, Chile.
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