A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from San Antonio in Chile. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 17:12:13 / December 5, 2018 @ 5:12 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.83 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -71.6664° West, latitude -33.6721° South, depth = 40.83 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000i2xc. Event ids that are associated: us1000i2xc. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:12:13 / 1:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hacienda La Calera, Chicureo Abajo, Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km SSW of San Antonio, Chile.
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