A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Quilpué in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56.34 km (35 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/12/20 / 2020-12-18 08:41:04 / December 18, 2020 @ 8:41 am. The temblor was reported at 08:41:04 / 8:41 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000cs2h. Event ids that are associated: us7000cs2h. Exact location of earthquake, -71.4191° West, -33.047° South, depth 56.34 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago, Talagante, El Monte (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 2 km (1 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 4 km (3 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km E of Quilpué, Chile.
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