Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 74 km east of Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile, on 15/08/2020 08:11:59 -

Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 74 km east of Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile, on 15/08/2020 08:11:59

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 7 km depth

15 Aug 11:18 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 6 minutes.
Aug 15 12:04: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 7.0 km.
Date & time: 15 Aug 2020 11:11:59 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 15/08/2020 08:11:59
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.298°S / 69.878°W (Provincia de Cordillera, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) E of Chicureo Abajo (Chacabuco) (pop: 18,000) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) ENE of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) ENE of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) ENE of La Pintana (pop: 201,200) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) ENE of Lo Prado (pop: 104,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) ENE of San Bernardo (pop: 249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SE of Andes (Valparaíso) (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) E of Lampa (Provincia de Chacabuco) (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) ENE of Buin (pop: 55,400) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) ENE of Peñaflor (pop: 65,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.77 kmCHILE (Argentina)INPRES
4.82 kmRegion Metropolitana, ChileEMSC
4.810 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionGFZ
4.611 km30 km al NE de Farellones (Argentina)GUG (U. Chile)
4.810 km46 km E of Chicureo Abajo, ChileUSGS
4.810 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionUSP

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74.5 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Corto pero fuerte el remezon  
66.9 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
67.5 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Santiago (66.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
59.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
11.1 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
106 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
60 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Se sintió un fuerte sacudon muy corto y profundo (reported through our app)  
Santiago , las condes / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Muy fuerte pero muy corto, como un salto , de abajo hacia arriba , sin oscilaciones, en edificio 9 piso , en las condes ,santiago  
Vitacura / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Santiago de Chile comuna Puente Alto / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Las vertientes San José de Maipo chile / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Super rápido  
Las viertentes San José de Maipo / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Très rapide et bruyant  
Santiago (Chile, 54 km SW of epicenter) : Remezon corto, fuerte mucho ruido (piso 10) (reported through EMSC)  
Santiago (Chile, 54 km SW of epicenter) : Fuerte y repentino, termina en forma gradual, de unos 5.0 grados Richter más menos. (reported through EMSC)  
Providencia (Chile, 49 km SW of epicenter) : Split second jerk woke me from my sleep (reported through EMSC)  
Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile (Chile, 49 km SW of epicenter) : Ruido de ventanas (reported through EMSC)  
Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile (Chile, 49 km SW of epicenter) : Un solo remezon con vibracion y fuerte ruido subterraneo. Me despertó. Sentido NE al SW. (reported through EMSC)  
Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile (Chile, 49 km SW of epicenter) : Fuerte remezón horizontal, corta dueacion (reported through EMSC)  
Viña del Mar (Chile, 135 km W of epicenter) : Me despertó! 9no piso centro de Viña (reported through EMSC)  
Viña del Mar (Chile, 135 km W of epicenter) : Hemos tenido 3 temblores en 10 días, pienso que son de 3,5 gradod (reported through EMSC)  
Mendoza (Argentina, 127 km E of epicenter) : Leve. (reported through EMSC)  
Rancagua (Chile, 117 km SW of epicenter) : Me ayudó, estaba haciendo las tareas, la mañanera!!!!! VIVA CHILE!!!!! (reported through EMSC)  
Puente Alto (Chile, 59 km SW of epicenter) : Mucho ruido leve movimiento (reported through EMSC)  
Puente Alto (Chile, 59 km SW of epicenter) : Me despertó, Corto y de mediana intencidad (reported through EMSC)  
Puente Alto (Chile, 59 km SW of epicenter) : Se percibió, fue muy largo (reported through EMSC)  
Santiago (Chile, 54 km SW of epicenter) : Fuerte y repentino, terminó en forma gradual, de unos 5.0 grados Richter más menos. (reported through EMSC)  
Ñuñoa (Chile, 50 km SW of epicenter) : Me desperté por el movimiento del sismo (reported through EMSC)  
Providencia (Chile, 49 km SW of epicenter) : Fue bastante rápido (reported through EMSC)  
Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile (Chile, 49 km SW of epicenter) : Con ruido y corto. (reported through EMSC)  
Valparaiso (Chile, 139 km W of epicenter) : Duro 30 segundos (reported through EMSC)  
Viña del Mar (Chile, 135 km W of epicenter) : Muy leve 5 segundos (reported through EMSC)  
Viña del Mar (Chile, 135 km W of epicenter) : Movimiento suave (reported through EMSC)  
Mendoza (Argentina, 128 km E of epicenter) : No lo sentí (reported through EMSC)  
Puente Alto (Chile, 58 km SW of epicenter) : Desperté con el movimiento, pero fue corto al parecer (reported through EMSC)  
Santiago (Chile, 54 km SW of epicenter) : Leve sacudida.Segundo piso.La CisternaSantiago (reported through EMSC)  
Santiago (Chile, 53 km SW of epicenter) : Fuerte y corto (reported through EMSC)  
Santiago (Chile, 53 km SW of epicenter) : Remezón fuerte y corto. La latitud sería 33.2, pero la longitud 70.035. Al NE de Santiago, Chile. Aparece un poco corrido en el mapa. (reported through EMSC)  
Santiago (Chile, 53 km SW of epicenter) : Me despertó (reported through EMSC)  
Chicureo Abajo (Chile, 49 km W of epicenter) : Very short! (reported through EMSC)  
Providencia (Chile, 49 km SW of epicenter) : Se sintió muy fuertw pero fue de corta duración (reported through EMSC)  
Providencia (Chile, 49 km SW of epicenter) : Short and strong. Felt in bed (reported through EMSC)  
Providencia (Chile, 49 km SW of epicenter) : Estaba hechado en mi cama y se sintió un movimiento ligero (reported through EMSC)  
Providencia (Chile, 49 km SW of epicenter) : Fue solo un remezon fuerte y corto (reported through EMSC)  
Providencia (Chile, 49 km SW of epicenter) : Se sintió muy fuerte pero breve (reported through EMSC)  
Providencia (Chile, 49 km SW of epicenter) : Se sintio suave (reported through EMSC)  
Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile (Chile, 49 km SW of epicenter) : Corto y muy fuerte (reported through EMSC)  
Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile (Chile, 49 km SW of epicenter) : Mucho ruido y corto (reported through EMSC)  
Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile (Chile, 49 km SW of epicenter) : short but intense shake (reported through EMSC)  
Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile (Chile, 49 km SW of epicenter) : Fuerte y corto norte-sur (reported through EMSC)  
Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile (Chile, 49 km SW of epicenter) : Suave.. poco de ruido... (reported through EMSC)  
Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile (Chile, 49 km SW of epicenter) : Short but strong! (reported through EMSC)  
Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile (Chile, 49 km SW of epicenter) : Se sintió leve (reported through EMSC)  
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