A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Los Ángeles in Chile. The temblor was reported at 07:11:42 / 7:11 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000djmt. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000djmt. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 83.14 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 20/02/21 / 2021-02-20 07:11:42 / February 20, 2021 @ 7:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -72.2597° West, latitude -37.4636° South, depth = 83.14 km.
Event epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Chillán (c. 150 400 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Los Ángeles (c. 125 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Angol (c. 44 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chillán, Curanilahue, Traiguén (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km E of Los Ángeles, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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