A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Chicureo Abajo in Chile on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000csun. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000csun. The temblor was reported at 06:28:31 / 6:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -70.6785° West, latitude -33.1884° South, depth = 91.04 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/12/20 / 2020-12-21 06:28:31 / December 21, 2020 @ 6:28 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91.04 km (57 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Valparaíso, Viña del Mar, Melipilla (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km NNW of Chicureo Abajo, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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