A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from La Ligua in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000cp39. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cp39. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 07:07:20 / December 8, 2020 @ 7:07 am. The temblor was detected at 07:07:20 / 7:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 48.36 km, -71.5345° West, -32.0608° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.36 km (30 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Llaillay, Quillota, Hacienda La Calera (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 95 km (59 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Llaillay (c. 16 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 51 km NNW of La Ligua, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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