A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from La Ligua in Chile on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 31/10/19 / 2019-10-31 22:09:14 / October 31, 2019 @ 10:09 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.89 km (29 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700061ti. Id of event: us700061ti. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:09:14 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 45.89 km, -71.4877° West, -32.255° South.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Felipe, Quilpué, Villa Alemana. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from San Felipe (c. 59 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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