A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Valparaíso in Chile. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c269. Id of event: us6000c269. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.66 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/20 / 2020-09-28 16:49:16 / September 28, 2020 @ 4:49 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:49:16 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -72.0549° West, latitude -33.0046° South, depth = 18.66 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Ligua, Hacienda La Calera, San Antonio (min 5000 pop).
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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 39 km W of Valparaíso, Chile.
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