A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 77 kilometers (48 miles) from La Ligua in Chile on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.0541 West, latitude -32.4155 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/03/20 / 2020-03-28 03:18:37 / March 28, 2020 @ 3:18 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008hnu. Unique identifier: us70008hnu. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:18:37 / 10:18 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villa Alemana, Quillota, Quilpué. Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
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 thirty-six 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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