A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Buin in Chile. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 14:24:31 / September 29, 2020 @ 2:24 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 86.17 km (54 miles). Unique identifier: us6000c2lq. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c2lq. Exact location of earthquake, -70.832° West, -33.6973° South, depth 86.17 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:24:31 / 2:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quilpué, Villa Alemana, Limache (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop). Nearby 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 two and in the last 365 days seventeen 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 quakes in the world.
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