A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Los Andes in Chile. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:56:39 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -70.5533° West, latitude -33.1328° South, depth = 92.02 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/07/19 / 2019-07-14 15:56:39 / July 14, 2019 @ 3:56 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 92.02 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70004k48. Unique identifier: us70004k48. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Melipilla, Quilpué, Villa Alemana.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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