A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Rauco in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.28 km (36 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:52:31 / 4:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 04:52:31 / October 28, 2020 @ 4:52 am. Exact location, longitude -71.709° West, latitude -34.8891° South, depth = 58.28 km. Unique identifier: us7000c6lj. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c6lj.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Linares (c. 69 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Rengo (c. 38 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Vicente (c. 22 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Linares, Rengo, Constitución (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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