A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Los Andes in Chile on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 100.44 km, -70.4302° West, -33.013° South. Global time and date of event 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 12:18:03 / May 22, 2020 @ 12:18 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009nbs. Unique identifier: us70009nbs. The temblor was detected at 12:18:03 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 100.44 km (62 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paine, El Monte, Villa Alemana. Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 25 km SE of Los Andes, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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