A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Puente Alto in Chile. Exact location, longitude -70.3728° West, latitude -33.7433° South, depth = 107.53 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/05/18 / 2018-05-19 21:45:25 / May 19, 2018 @ 9:45 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:45:25 / 5:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.53 km (67 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000e8qt. Event ids that are associated: us1000e8qt.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rengo, Melipilla, Lampa. Epicenter of the event was 41 km (25 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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