A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Ancud in Chile on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 14:15:19 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.51 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -74.0542° West, -41.6855° South, depth 39.51 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000604v. Unique identifier: us1000604v. Global time and date of event 05/07/16 / 2016-07-05 18:15:19 / July 5, 2016 @ 6:15 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Castro (c. 29 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Ancud (c. 28 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Calbuco (c. 12 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Castro, Calbuco, Ancud (min 5000 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km NW of Ancud, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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