A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Los Andes in Chile. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 111.86 km (70 miles). Event id: us70006s0c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006s0c. The temblor was reported at 18:40:02 / 6:40 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/12/19 / 2019-12-28 22:40:02 / December 28, 2019 @ 10:40 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -70.2349° West, -33.0776° South, depth 111.86 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paine, Talagante, Buin. Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 43 km SE of Los Andes, Chile.
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