A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 41 kilometers (25 miles) from La Ligua in Chile on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 42.3 km (26 miles). Unique identifier: us6000d2v5. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d2v5. The temblor was detected at 07:01:30 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 07:01:30 / December 25, 2020 @ 7:01 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.5124 West, latitude -32.1646 South, depth = 42.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Alemana, Quilpué, San Felipe (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 96 km (59 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from San Felipe (c. 59 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel it?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 41 km NW of La Ligua, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.