Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 70 km northeast of Puente Alto, Provincia de Cordillera, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Wednesday, 2 May 2018 at 16:09 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 70 km northeast of Puente Alto, Provincia de Cordillera, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Wednesday, 2 May 2018 at 16:09 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 106 km depth

Date & time: 2 May 2018 16:09:54 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 106.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.34°S / 69.89°W (Provincia de Cordillera, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (44 mi) ENE of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (44 mi) E of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) ENE of La Pintana (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 201,200) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) E of Lo Prado (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 104,300) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) ENE of San Bernardo (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SE of Andes (Valparaíso) (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) ENE of Buin (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 55,400) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) E of Lampa (Provincia de Chacabuco, Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) NE of Paine (Maipo, Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) ENE of Peñaflor (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 65,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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5.0106 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionGFZ

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64 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
16063.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
vina del mar (157.5 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : a few seconds of moderat shaking  
72.3 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santiago Chile / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
285.9 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Santiago, Chile (70.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Two earthquakes in a couple of minutes. The first one weak shaking, short; the second one stronger and longer than the previous one. People were quiet, no panic, no damages, every body continued working (reported through our app)  
Santiago, las condes (66.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) (reported through our app)
102 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
63.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Santiago (66 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Short duration sudden shake causing windows to rattle (reported through our app)  
72.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Fuerte en pelequen 4.0 (156 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Un movimieto suave (reported through our app)  
115.6 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
73.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Fueron dos zacudidas fuertes como explosiones. (reported through our app)  
SANTIAGO / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
69 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt it on the first floor, the house was shaking soundly.  
Santiago (64 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Los Codres. Santiago / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Putaendo (109.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
160.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
76 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was very loud bang and pretty strong but also very short duration. Only a few shakes. (reported through our app)  
Santiago / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Providencia (Chile, 60 km W of epicenter) : Mamá estoy bien! (reported through EMSC)  
Quillota (Chile, 126 km W of epicenter) : Fuerte, mucho ruido, estoy en la quinta región, ciudad Quillota. No tengo foto (reported through EMSC)  
Constitución (Chile, 312 km SW of epicenter) : Despacio... (reported through EMSC)  
Pudahuel (Chile, 68 km W of epicenter) : Fue una sacudida muy fuerte y corta (reported through EMSC)  
Casablanca (Chile, 126 km W of epicenter) : Casablanca: Remezón vertical corto. Después movimientos ondulante (reported through EMSC)  
San Felipe (Chile, 88 km NW of epicenter) : Un solo remezon (reported through EMSC)  
Maipú (Chile, 67 km W of epicenter) : Un remezón corto y fuerte (reported through EMSC)  
Ñuñoa (Chile, 56 km W of epicenter) : Temblor muy breve, pero de ul golpe fuerte solo duro 1 segundo (reported through EMSC)  
Las Condes (Chile, 52 km W of epicenter) : Se.movian los vidrios de los edificios cercanos (reported through EMSC)  
La Reina (Chile, 47 km W of epicenter) : No muy fuerte normal para mí solo sentí como un salto leve y ruido de rocas (reported through EMSC)  
Viña del Mar (Chile, 144 km W of epicenter) : En viña del mar se sintió fuerte (reported through EMSC)  
Quilpué (Chile, 133 km W of epicenter) : Leve (reported through EMSC)  
(Chile, 90 km SW of epicenter) : Grado 3 en la escala del chico Julio (reported through EMSC)  
Talagante (Chile, 84 km SW of epicenter) : Ruido y remeson fuerte (reported through EMSC)  
(Chile, 74 km W of epicenter) : Remezon fuerte y de pocos segundos con ruidos subterráneo grado Mercalli 3 a 5 (reported through EMSC)  
San Bernardo (Chile, 72 km SW of epicenter) : Calera de tango (reported through EMSC)  
Batuco (Chile, 71 km W of epicenter) : Leve (reported through EMSC)  
Maipú (Chile, 71 km W of epicenter) : Ruido y leve movimiento (reported through EMSC)  
San Bernardo (Chile, 69 km SW of epicenter) : No tan fuerte (reported through EMSC)  
San Bernardo (Chile, 68 km SW of epicenter) : Noticeable, short and not terribly strong. (reported through EMSC)  
Renca (Chile, 67 km W of epicenter) : 3 piso se sintio entretenido (reported through EMSC)  
Pudahuel (Chile, 67 km W of epicenter) : Fuerte, largo, uffff (reported through EMSC)  
Renca (Chile, 66 km W of epicenter) : Todo tranquilo (reported through EMSC)  
Cerro Navia (Chile, 66 km W of epicenter) : Se siento fuerte, pero no fue de una extensa prolongación. (reported through EMSC)  
La Pintana (Chile, 64 km SW of epicenter) : Estando en el baño, me movió los cachetes jajaja (reported through EMSC)  
Santiago (Chile, 64 km W of epicenter) : Se sintio con movimiento vertical. (reported through EMSC)  
Quilicura (Chile, 64 km W of epicenter) : Fuerte (reported through EMSC)  
Quilicura (Chile, 63 km W of epicenter) : Fuerte (reported through EMSC)  
Quilicura (Chile, 63 km W of epicenter) : Fuerte pero cortó (reported through EMSC)  
Lo Espejo (Chile, 62 km W of epicenter) : Un buen remezon (reported through EMSC)  
Santiago (Chile, 61 km W of epicenter) : Remezon fuerte.. (reported through EMSC)  
Pedro Aguirre Cerda (Chile, 60 km W of epicenter) : Fuerte y corto remezon, Santiago de Chile, 5 a 6 grados (reported through EMSC)  
Santiago (Chile, 60 km W of epicenter) : Remezón (reported through EMSC)  
(Chile, 59 km W of epicenter) : Pequeños movimientos y una sacudida suave (reported through EMSC)  
(Chile, 59 km W of epicenter) : Comienzo suave luego un movimiento más fuerte... mediana intensidad corta duración. (reported through EMSC)  
(Chile, 59 km W of epicenter) : Se sintieron dos movimientos, ondulantes y breves, de aproximadamente grado 5, en un 3er. piso. (reported through EMSC)  
(Chile, 59 km SW of epicenter) : Fue leve (reported through EMSC)  
Conchalí (Chile, 59 km W of epicenter) : Fuerte movimiento, muy corto (reported through EMSC)  
(Chile, 58 km W of epicenter) : Light movement and a short strong. (reported through EMSC)  
Santiago (Chile, 58 km W of epicenter) : Fuerte pero muy corto (reported through EMSC)  
Santiago (Chile, 58 km W of epicenter) : 2 golpes fuertes y luego calma (reported through EMSC)  
La Granja (Chile, 58 km SW of epicenter) : Se sintió con mucho sonido pero leve su movimiento (reported through EMSC)  
Santiago (Chile, 58 km W of epicenter) : Corto y notorio (reported through EMSC)  
Santiago (Chile, 58 km W of epicenter) : Solo ruido y un movimiento corto .. (reported through EMSC)  
Santiago (Chile, 58 km W of epicenter) : Corto pero bien movido, un buen remezón. (reported through EMSC)  
Santiago (Chile, 57 km W of epicenter) : Un movimiento fuerte y corto (reported through EMSC)  
Santiago (Chile, 57 km W of epicenter) : for a short period of time. (reported through EMSC)  
Santiago (Chile, 57 km W of epicenter) : Fue fuerte pero duró poco (reported through EMSC)  
La Florida (Chile, 56 km SW of epicenter) : Fue despacio!!!! (reported through EMSC)  
La Florida (Chile, 56 km SW of epicenter) : Se sintió, moderado . (reported through EMSC)  
Ñuñoa (Chile, 56 km W of epicenter) : Empezó lento y suave.Luego vino el remezon (reported through EMSC)  
Puente Alto (Chile, 56 km SW of epicenter) : Fuerte puente alto (reported through EMSC)  
Providencia (Chile, 55 km W of epicenter) : Oscilación de 30 segundos sin ruido (reported through EMSC)  
Providencia (Chile, 55 km W of epicenter) : Se sintio fuerte providencia 4 piso (reported through EMSC)  
Providencia (Chile, 55 km W of epicenter) : Fuerte pero corto en duración (reported through EMSC)  
Providencia (Chile, 55 km W of epicenter) : Se sintió despacio (reported through EMSC)  
Providencia (Chile, 55 km W of epicenter) : Providencia se sintió (reported through EMSC)  
Huechuraba (Chile, 55 km W of epicenter) : muy fuerte, el movimiento fue hacia arriba, la sensación de levantar el edificio en que estoy, no fue movimiento lateral y fue de repente, el salto y paff.. (reported through EMSC)  
Macul (Chile, 55 km W of epicenter) : Corto pero fuerte ! (reported through EMSC)  
La Florida (Chile, 55 km SW of epicenter) : Comenzó con brusquedad a decreciente (reported through EMSC)  
Providencia (Chile, 55 km W of epicenter) : Se movió bastante y sigue ... largo (reported through EMSC)  
Macul (Chile, 54 km W of epicenter) : Fuerte y rápido. Mucho ruido. (reported through EMSC)  
Macul (Chile, 54 km W of epicenter) : Piso 13. Primero sacudida vertical fuerte y corta. Luego menos intensa y prolongada horizontal. (reported through EMSC)  
Ñuñoa (Chile, 54 km W of epicenter) : Corto pero intenso (reported through EMSC)  
Colina (Chile, 54 km W of epicenter) : Temblor tipo 3 a 4. Chicureo (reported through EMSC)  
Macul (Chile, 54 km W of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte!!! (reported through EMSC)  
Santiago (Chile, 54 km W of epicenter) : Una sacudida un poco fuerte y corta (reported through EMSC)  
Macul (Chile, 54 km W of epicenter) : Si (reported through EMSC)  
Providencia (Chile, 53 km W of epicenter) : Moderado!!! (reported through EMSC)  
Peñalolén (Chile, 53 km SW of epicenter) : Inicio suave y luego un sacudon super fuerte, piso 25, macul (reported through EMSC)  
Ñuñoa (Chile, 53 km W of epicenter) : estaba sentada en mi cama con mi gato y el se sobresalto. Fue como un piedrazo pero mi esposo que estaba en la cocina no lo sintio. (reported through EMSC)  
Ñuñoa (Chile, 53 km W of epicenter) : Fuerte latigazo y ruido! (reported through EMSC)  
Providencia (Chile, 53 km W of epicenter) : Se sintio leve (reported through EMSC)  
Ñuñoa (Chile, 52 km W of epicenter) : Fue un remezon super fuerte y corto. (reported through EMSC)  
Ñuñoa (Chile, 52 km W of epicenter) : Temblor corto y fuertemente. .. (reported through EMSC)  
La Florida (Chile, 51 km SW of epicenter) : Fuerte corto (reported through EMSC)  
Las Condes (Chile, 51 km W of epicenter) : 2 shakes, 2nd was stronger (reported through EMSC)  
Penalolen (Chile, 51 km W of epicenter) : Se sintió leve (reported through EMSC)  
La Reina (Chile, 50 km W of epicenter) : Se sintió leve en un primer piso (reported through EMSC)  
La Reina (Chile, 50 km W of epicenter) : 25 segundos (reported through EMSC)  
Las Condes (Chile, 50 km W of epicenter) : Corto pero intenso, sin corte de servicios (reported through EMSC)  
Las Condes (Chile, 50 km W of epicenter) : Fue un remezon corto y fuerte. (reported through EMSC)  
Las Condes (Chile, 49 km W of epicenter) : En RM sentí un remezon corto pero intenso (reported through EMSC)  
Vitacura (Chile, 49 km W of epicenter) : Fue movido (reported through EMSC)  
Las Condes (Chile, 48 km W of epicenter) : Bastante fuerte en las condes desde el piso 10 (reported through EMSC)  
Las Condes (Chile, 48 km W of epicenter) : 2 sec. Normal (reported through EMSC)  
Las Condes (Chile, 48 km W of epicenter) : Suave (reported through EMSC)  
La Reina (Chile, 48 km W of epicenter) : Fue lwve unos 15 segundos grado 4.3 (reported through EMSC)  
Las Condes (Chile, 48 km W of epicenter) : Short jolt (reported through EMSC)  
La Reina (Chile, 47 km W of epicenter) : Corto pero fuerte (reported through EMSC)  
Lo Barnechea (Chile, 44 km W of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte, estoy en un piso ocho (reported through EMSC)  
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 23 May 2018 00:01 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    8.1 km (5 mi) depth
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    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details

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