A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Puente Alto in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/12/19 / 2019-12-11 11:35:34 / December 11, 2019 @ 11:35 am. Unique identifier: us60006q52. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006q52. Exact location of earthquake, -70.282° West, -33.7593° South, depth 114.58 km. The temblor was detected at 07:35:34 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 114.58 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rengo, Melipilla, Lampa (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 32 km ESE of Puente Alto, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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