A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from La Ligua in Chile. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/09/18 / 2018-09-14 18:15:10 / September 14, 2018 @ 6:15 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -71.6223 West, latitude -32.5009 South, depth = 17.94 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.94 km (11 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:15:10 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000heqr. Event ids that are associated: us2000heqr.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Felipe, Llaillay, Limache (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Felipe (c. 59 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km W of La Ligua, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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