A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Villa Presidente Frei in Nunoa in Santiago in Chile in Chile. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/18 / 2018-05-02 16:09:54 / May 2, 2018 @ 4:09 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dvy8. Id of event: us1000dvy8. The temblor was detected at 12:09:54 / 12:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 119.35 km (74 miles). Exact location, longitude -70.0666° West, latitude -33.2817° South, depth = 119.35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 57 km (36 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Felipe (c. 59 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Llaillay, El Monte, Talagante (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 51 km ENE of Villa Presidente Frei, Nunoa, Santiago, Chile, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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