A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Rengo in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d41f. Unique identifier: us6000d41f. Global time and date of event 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 17:31:59 / December 29, 2020 @ 5:31 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 17:31:59 / 5:31 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -70.8277° West, -34.3764° South, depth 93.21 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 93.21 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Molina, La Pintana, Puente Alto (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Melipilla (c. 63 100 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 one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 4 km NE of Rengo, Chile.
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