A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from La Ligua in Chile. Global time and date of event 05/10/19 / 2019-10-05 18:57:58 / October 5, 2019 @ 6:57 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -71.7477° West, -32.505° South, depth 58.3 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.3 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70005r4r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005r4r. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:57:58 / 1:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Llaillay, Limache, Villa Alemana (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop).
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 have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 48 km W of La Ligua, Chile.
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