A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Paine in Chile on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 109.47 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70008w2i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008w2i. The temblor was reported at 12:02:10 / 12:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/04/20 / 2020-04-14 16:02:10 / April 14, 2020 @ 4:02 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -70.5053 West, latitude -33.8939 South, depth = 109.47 km.
Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Vicente, Lampa, Melipilla. Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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