Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 71 km east of Puente Alto, Provincia de Cordillera, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Saturday, 23 May 2020 at 13:11 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 71 km east of Puente Alto, Provincia de Cordillera, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Saturday, 23 May 2020 at 13:11 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 122 km depth

23 May 13:14 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 135.0 to 108.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 108.0 to 115.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 115.0 to 122.0 km.
May 23 14:15: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.3.
Date & time: 23 May 2020 13:11:00 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 122.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.47°S / 69.83°W (Provincia de Cordillera, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Nevado de los Piuquenes (14 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) ENE of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) E of La Pintana (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 201,200) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) E of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ESE of Chicureo Abajo (Chacabuco, Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 18,000) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) E of San Bernardo (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) E of Lo Prado (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 104,300) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) ENE of Buin (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 55,400) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) ENE of Paine (Maipo, Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Peñaflor (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 65,500) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) ESE of Lampa (Provincia de Chacabuco, Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
5.3122 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionGFZ
5.2116 kmMendoza, ArgentinaEMSC
5.2128 km66km E of Puente Alto, ChileUSGS
5.3118 km32 km al SE de Farellones (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
5.2109 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionGeoAu
5.2137 kmCHILE (Argentina)INPRES
5.350 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionUSP

User reports for this quake (69)

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Santiago ...ñuñoa ... mi casa piso segundo const (70.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Estaba sentada en mi cuarto dn el segundo piso de una casa de conztfuccion firme concreto y fierro... era una vibracion muy larga y molesta...solo yo lo senti...pero tambien senti molestia en mis oidos...  
78.8 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
67.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
100.2 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
71.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
70.2 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It started slow, the windows rattled and then a loud strong shake. (reported through our app)  
Las Condes, Santiago, Chile (66.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
164.8 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
71.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Santiago (77.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santiago (78.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
rinconda (103.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : fue un remezon que me despertó igual es raro sentir 3 temblores 3 días seguidos  
60.1 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Durée approximative secondes à las Vertientes. ressenti intensité faible (reported through our app)  
78.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
68.8 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Santiago el bosque (79.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Me estaba autoflajelandome y pensé que estaba moviéndote mucho y no fíjate, era el temblor (reported through our app)  
81.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
77.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
79.4 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
74 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
69.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Maipú / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : La verdad la verdad se sintio leve pero a la vez fuerte por aca en mi comuna, los arboles se movian y sonaba todo kdksh  
Valparaíso Chile / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Fue un movimiento percibido suave, la imagen es como cuando pasa un camión pesado cerca. Acá es considerado como temblor, estoy mas arriba del nivel del mar  
Camino internacional 1490, puente alto, región me / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Lo llamativo de este temblor, es que se sintió el sacudido que nos desperto y luego bajo la frecuencia y siguió alrededor de unos 10 segundos, estable, hasta que paro.  
las cabras / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Pte alto / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : El ruido fue fuerte y largo como explosion subterranea  
Valparaíso, San Luis 555, 6th floor / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sexto piso, 6th floor, I felt it sitting on the bed. Irina, Valparaíso,  
TAbancura 1613 / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
santiago / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Rancagua / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Solamente un remeson  
Santiago (Chile, 80 km W of epicenter) : Suave (reported through EMSC)  
Las Condes (Chile, 73 km W of epicenter) : No me desperto (reported through EMSC)  
Concón (Chile, 176 km W of epicenter) : Movimiento leve, pero de mediana duracion. Piso 14 Concón (reported through EMSC)  
Valparaíso (Chile, 175 km W of epicenter) : Fuerte sismo. Muy rápido y corto (reported through EMSC)  
Concón (Chile, 174 km W of epicenter) : Very long and noisy (reported through EMSC)  
Viña del Mar (Chile, 173 km W of epicenter) : Movimientos leves y suaves (reported through EMSC)  
Viña del Mar (Chile, 173 km W of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte en Viña del Mar (reported through EMSC)  
San Fernando (Chile, 167 km SW of epicenter) : Leve sin ruido corto (reported through EMSC)  
San Fernando (Chile, 167 km SW of epicenter) : Ruido subterráneo más que nada y corto (reported through EMSC)  
Quilpué (Chile, 162 km W of epicenter) : Suave y extenso (reported through EMSC)  
Olmué (Chile, 141 km W of epicenter) : Also felt in Valoarsiso (reported through EMSC)  
Pudahuel (Chile, 92 km W of epicenter) : Se sintió acá, en santiago de Chile pero leve (reported through EMSC)  
Maipú (Chile, 91 km W of epicenter) : Fuerte y rápido (reported through EMSC)  
Pudahuel (Chile, 91 km W of epicenter) : Estoy en santiago de chile y se sintió como grado 4.5 (reported through EMSC)  
Quilicura (Chile, 90 km W of epicenter) : Movimiento leve poco ruido (reported through EMSC)  
Colina (Chile, 84 km W of epicenter) : Leve (reported through EMSC)  
La Cisterna (Chile, 83 km W of epicenter) : Mucho ruido subterraneo...largo . (reported through EMSC)  
Independencia (Chile, 83 km W of epicenter) : De pequeña duración en Santiago. (reported through EMSC)  
Santiago (Chile, 83 km W of epicenter) : Suave y poco tiempo. En Santiago (reported through EMSC)  
Santiago (Chile, 82 km W of epicenter) : se sintió con vibración no muy largo grado 3 diría según mi experiencia (reported through EMSC)  
Recoleta (Chile, 81 km W of epicenter) : Movimiento largo (reported through EMSC)  
San Joaquín (Chile, 81 km W of epicenter) : Movimiento suave (percibido desde piso 10). (reported through EMSC)  
La Florida (Chile, 77 km W of epicenter) : Fue incrementando pero no fue tan fuerte (reported through EMSC)  
Ñuñoa (Chile, 77 km W of epicenter) : Mano do céu (reported through EMSC)  
Las Condes (Chile, 76 km W of epicenter) : Muy leve (reported through EMSC)  
Vitacura (Chile, 76 km W of epicenter) : Ruido fuerte y corto. (reported through EMSC)  
Las Condes (Chile, 76 km W of epicenter) : Con ruido y más o menos fuerte (reported through EMSC)  
Ñuñoa (Chile, 76 km W of epicenter) : Slight shaking, 4 secs? (reported through EMSC)  
Vitacura (Chile, 75 km W of epicenter) : Temblor corto (reported through EMSC)  
Puente Alto (Chile, 75 km W of epicenter) : Fuerte y corto (reported through EMSC)  
Puente Alto (Chile, 75 km W of epicenter) : Mucho ruido (reported through EMSC)  
La Reina (Chile, 74 km W of epicenter) : Leve (reported through EMSC)  
La Florida (Chile, 74 km W of epicenter) : Se sintió algo suave (reported through EMSC)  
Peñalolén (Chile, 73 km W of epicenter) : Vaiven suave, largo. Costa a cordillera (reported through EMSC)  
La Reina (Chile, 73 km W of epicenter) : Leve movimiento con un poco de ruido y corta duración (reported through EMSC)  
La Florida (Chile, 72 km W of epicenter) : Creo que el epicentro fue en Farellones, Chile (reported through EMSC)  
Vitacura (Chile, 72 km W of epicenter) : Movimiento suave (reported through EMSC)  
Las Condes (Chile, 70 km W of epicenter) : Largo, no tan fuerte.. 10 a 12 segundos (reported through EMSC)  
Las Condes (Chile, 70 km W of epicenter) : Largo continuo no tan fuerte (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 03 Jul 2020 20:43 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    12.8 km (8 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 13 Jun 2020 22:23 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    168 km (104.4 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details

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