A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Machali in Chile on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/09/18 / 2018-09-05 20:16:41 / September 5, 2018 @ 8:16 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:16:41 / 4:16 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 112.82 km (70 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000h8y2. Event ids that are associated: us2000h8y2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.5138 West, latitude -34.442 South, depth = 112.82 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Peñaflor, La Pintana, San Bernardo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Buin (c. 55 400 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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