A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Santa Cruz in Chile. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006esn. Id of event: us70006esn. The temblor was detected at 10:50:10 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.39 km (29 miles). Exact location, longitude -71.8679° West, latitude -34.7834° South, depth = 47.39 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/11/19 / 2019-11-30 14:50:10 / November 30, 2019 @ 2:50 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Vicente (c. 22 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from San Javier (c. 22 400 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Javier, San Clemente, San Vicente.
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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