A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Chicureo Abajo in Chile. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 03:28:12 / August 17, 2020 @ 3:28 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 03:28:12 / 3:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.0439 West, latitude -33.1954 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000bft0. Event ids that are associated: us6000bft0.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Felipe, Lampa, San Bernardo. The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Felipe (c. 59 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 57 km E of Chicureo Abajo, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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