Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 213 km southwest of Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile, on Monday, 16 Nov 2020 2:34 am (GMT -3) -

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 213 km southwest of Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile, on Monday, 16 Nov 2020 2:34 am (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 39 km depth

16 Nov 05:51 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
16 Nov 05:52: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
16 Nov 06:14: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 42.9 to 39.3 km (from 27 to 24 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.1 km (1.9 mi) towards W.
Update Mon, 16 Nov 2020, 05:54
Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake 58 km west of Los Navegantes, Chile
4.5 quake OFFSHORE O'HIGGINS, CHILE, 16 Nov 2.34 am (GMT -3)
4.5 quake OFFSHORE O'HIGGINS, CHILE, 16 Nov 2.34 am (GMT -3)
A moderately shallow magnitude 4.5 earthquake was reported early morning near the village of Los Navegantes, Chile.
According to the National Seismological Center of the University of Chile, the quake hit on Monday 16 November 2020 at 2.34 am local time at a moderately shallow depth of 42.9 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service at VolcanoDiscovery identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.5 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter. Weak shaking might have been felt in Los Navegantes (pop. 200) located 58 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 16 Nov 2020 05:34:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 16 Nov 2020 2:34 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 39.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.382°S / 72.672°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Planchón-Peteroa (212 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) W of Los Navegantes (Provincia de Cardenal Caro) (pop: 231) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) NNW of Constitucion (pop: 37,900) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) WNW of Santa Cruz (Colchagua) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) SW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) WNW of Curico (pop: 102,400) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) NW of Talca (pop: 197,500) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) WSW of Melipilla (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) SSW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) WSW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (133 mi) WSW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 12.9°C (55 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.539 km- 112 km N of Constitución, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
M 4.510 km58 Km Al O De PichilemuEMSC
M 4.510 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
M 4.510 km112 Km N of Constitución, ChileUSGS

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