A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Diego de Almagro in Chile. The temblor was detected at 22:44:31 / 10:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/08/20 / 2020-08-25 22:44:31 / August 25, 2020 @ 10:44 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -69.5928° West, -26.201° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bczw. Unique identifier: us7000bczw.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (31 miles) from Diego de Almagro (c. 18 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Diego de Almagro. Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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