A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Puente Alto in Chile on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 109.96 km, -70.3006° West, -33.6966° South. Event id: us6000crwl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000crwl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 109.96 km (68 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:44:43 / 1:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/11/20 / 2020-11-24 01:44:43 / November 24, 2020 @ 1:44 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rengo, Melipilla, Lampa (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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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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: 27 km ESE of Puente Alto, Chile.
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