A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Rancagua in Chile. Exact location of event, longitude -70.7935 West, latitude -34.2681 South, depth = 94.82 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 94.82 km (59 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/19 / 2019-02-11 13:56:12 / February 11, 2019 @ 1:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000jgaf. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jgaf. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:56:12 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile, Lo Prado, Santiago (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 11 km SSW of Rancagua, Chile.
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