A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Rengo in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -70.5259° West, latitude -34.6404° South, depth = 131.73 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/18 / 2018-02-04 15:06:21 / February 4, 2018 @ 3:06 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:06:21 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000cfnz. Unique identifier: us1000cfnz. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 131.73 km (82 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paine, Molina, Rauco (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Rengo (c. 38 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Paine (c. 32 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Machalí (c. 27 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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