A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Villa Presidente Frei in Nunoa in Santiago in Chile in Chile. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j4y0. Id of event: us2000j4y0. Exact location of earthquake, -70.2139° West, -33.3069° South, depth 114.18 km. Global time and date of event 17/01/19 / 2019-01-17 07:39:34 / January 17, 2019 @ 7:39 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114.18 km (71 miles). The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:39:34 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Llaillay, El Monte, San Felipe (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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 38 km ENE of Villa Presidente Frei, Nunoa, Santiago, Chile, Chile.
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