A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Melipilla in Chile on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us70009aik. Event ids that are associated: us70009aik. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:19:47 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/05/20 / 2020-05-05 17:19:47 / May 5, 2020 @ 5:19 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -71.2998° West, -34.0857° South, depth 59 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59 km (37 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lampa, Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile, Rauco. Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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