A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from La Ligua in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.3 km (17 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -71.7546° West, -32.5105° South, depth 27.3 km. Id of earthquake: us6000crit. Event ids that are associated: us6000crit. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/11/20 / 2020-11-22 22:08:33 / November 22, 2020 @ 10:08 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:08:33 / 10:08 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Llaillay, Limache, Villa Alemana.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 five and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 49 km W of La Ligua, Chile.
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