A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Machalí in Chile on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d4w8. Unique identifier: us6000d4w8. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/01/21 / 2021-01-02 00:26:19 / January 2, 2021 @ 12:26 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.5107 West, latitude -34.4012 South, depth = 124.54 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 124.54 km (77 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:26:19 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Peñaflor, Rauco, Curicó. Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Buin (c. 55 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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