A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Diego de Almagro 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 earthquake 29/02/20 / 2020-02-29 15:45:27 / February 29, 2020 @ 3:45 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 104.46 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 104.46 km, -69.3545° West, -25.8464° South. The temblor was picked up at 11:45:27 / 11:45 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us600086z9. Ids that are associated to the event: us600086z9.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Diego de Almagro (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Diego de Almagro (c. 18 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km NE of Diego de Almagro, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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