A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Los Andes in Chile on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 23:53:53 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -70.1596 West, latitude -32.9841 South, depth = 120.89 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 120.89 km (75 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000bawf. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bawf. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 23:53:53 / August 7, 2020 @ 11:53 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Felipe (c. 59 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Peñaflor, San Bernardo, La Pintana (min 5000 pop). Close 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 one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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