A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Graneros in Chile on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000et4z. Unique identifier: us1000et4z. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.3 km (6 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:35:24 / 7:35 am (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: 16/06/18 / 2018-06-16 11:35:24 / June 16, 2018 @ 11:35 am. Exact location of event, longitude -70.4888 West, latitude -33.9989 South, depth = 9.3 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chimbarongo, Lampa, Chicureo Abajo (min 5000 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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