Weak mag. 3.9 earthquake - Provincia de Chacabuco, 24 km north of Santiago de Chile, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on 21 Apr 5:55 pm (GMT -4) -

Weak mag. 3.9 earthquake - Provincia de Chacabuco, 24 km north of Santiago de Chile, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on 21 Apr 5:55 pm (GMT -4)

Weak magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 59 km depth

21 Apr 22:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
21 Apr 22:14: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
21 Apr 23:34: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 57.6 to 58.8 km (from 36 to 37 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.1 km (1.3 mi) towards NE.
Date & time: 21 Apr 2021 21:55:03 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 21 Apr 5:55 pm (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 3.9
Depth: 58.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.242°S / 70.564°W (Provincia de Chacabuco, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) ENE of Chicureo Abajo (Chacabuco) (pop: 18,000) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) NNE of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NNE of Lo Prado (pop: 104,300) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) E of Lampa (Provincia de Chacabuco) (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) N of La Pintana (pop: 201,200) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) NNE of San Bernardo (pop: 249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) N of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) S of Andes (Valparaíso) (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NE of Peñaflor (pop: 65,500) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) NNE of Buin (pop: 55,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 19.1°C (66 F), humidity: 45%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.959 km11 Km Al E De Colina, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
4.163 kmREGION METROPOLITANA, CHILEEMSC
4.165 km6 Km NNE of Chicureo Abajo, ChileUSGS

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santiago, chile (12.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : senti ruido y movimiento  
34 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Santiago de Chile , Puente Alto (39.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 5-10 s : Perceptible estando sentado (reported through our app)  
Huechuraba, Santiago (17.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s : El ruido fuertísimo y sismo no muy fuerte (reported through our app)  
Curacavi. Metropolitan Santiago region (42 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s : More noise then anything (reported through our app)  
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