A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Villa Presidente Frei in Ñuñoa in Santiago in Chile in Chile. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d2s4. Id of event: us7000d2s4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 110.82 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 110.82 km, -70.2208° West, -33.3594° South. The 5.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:07:45 / 12:07 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 00:07:45 / January 24, 2021 @ 12:07 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quilpué, Villa Alemana, Hacienda La Calera (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (26 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 119 km (74 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 35 km ENE of Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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