A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from San Bernardo in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, -70.7621° West, -33.567° South, depth 86.72 km. Id of earthquake: us70009mvg. Event ids that are associated: us70009mvg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 22:31:18 / May 21, 2020 @ 10:31 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 86.72 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 18:31:18 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Vicente, Valparaíso, Hacienda La Calera.
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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