A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Molina in Chile. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/01/20 / 2020-01-09 22:52:54 / January 9, 2020 @ 10:52 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 18:52:54 / 6:52 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006xad. Id of event: us70006xad. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 95.53 km (59 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -71.1475° West, -35.0825° South, depth 95.53 km.
The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Linares (c. 69 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Rengo (c. 38 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Vicente (c. 22 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Linares, Rengo, San Javier (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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