A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Quillota in Chile on Monday. Exact location, longitude -71.1335° West, latitude -32.8588° South, depth = 72.1 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 72.1 km (45 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 20:06:15 / December 7, 2020 @ 8:06 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:06:15 / 8:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cnws. Id of event: us7000cnws.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Pintana, San Antonio, Melipilla. Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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