A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from La Ligua in Chile. Exact location of event, depth 12.53 km, -71.8949° West, -32.2537° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005gpy. Unique identifier: us70005gpy. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:56:35 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/09/19 / 2019-09-15 16:56:35 / September 15, 2019 @ 4:56 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.53 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quillota, Viña del Mar, Valparaíso.
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 thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km WNW of La Ligua, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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