A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Teno in Chile. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d0w6. Id of event: us7000d0w6. Exact location of event, longitude -71.0786 West, latitude -34.9596 South, depth = 96.11 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 96.11 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 12:24:32 / January 17, 2021 @ 12:24 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:24:32 / 12:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Rengo (c. 38 100 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Machalí (c. 27 600 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Machalí, Rancagua, San Javier.
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km SE of Teno, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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