A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Chimbarongo in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 104.17 km (65 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/06/20 / 2020-06-27 07:57:30 / June 27, 2020 @ 7:57 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.6847 West, latitude -34.8403 South, depth = 104.17 km. The temblor was reported at 07:57:30 / 7:57 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000aczj. Event ids that are associated: us7000aczj.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Rengo (c. 38 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Machalí (c. 27 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Graneros, Rancagua, Machalí. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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