A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Villa Presidente Frei in Nunoa in Santiago in Chile in Chile on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 06:02:53 / 6:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 119.46 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bvtq. Id of event: us2000bvtq. Exact location of earthquake, -69.9309° West, -33.5015° South, depth 119.46 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/11/17 / 2017-11-29 10:02:53 / November 29, 2017 @ 10:02 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Los Andes (c. 56 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Andes, Graneros, Talagante (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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: 60 km E of Villa Presidente Frei, Nunoa, Santiago, Chile, Chile.
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