A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from La Ligua in Chile on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 44.1 km (27 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000dd3v. Event ids that are associated: us6000dd3v. Global time and date of event 30/01/21 / 2021-01-30 00:51:38 / January 30, 2021 @ 12:51 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:51:38 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 44.1 km, -71.7039° West, -32.2565° South.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Alemana, Quilpué, Salamanca (min 5000 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 four and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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