A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Ancud in Chile on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 12:40:42 / 12:40 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004c4b. Id of event: us10004c4b. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 15:40:42 / January 7, 2016 @ 3:40 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.0245 West, latitude -41.6413 South, depth = 18.2 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.2 km (11 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Frutillar, Castro, Puerto Varas. Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Puerto Montt (c. 160 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Castro (c. 29 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Ancud (c. 28 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Puerto Varas (c. 25 000 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Frutillar (c. 16 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Calbuco (c. 12 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km NW of Ancud, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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