A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Penaflor in Chile. Unique identifier: us2000dw3w. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dw3w. Exact location of earthquake, -70.8922° West, -33.5911° South, depth 90.84 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:35:13 / 1:35 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 17:35:13 / April 7, 2018 @ 5:35 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90.84 km (56 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Andes, Viña del Mar, Quillota (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 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 fourty-eight 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 3 km NE of Penaflor, Chile.
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