A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Castro in Chile. The temblor was detected at 22:23:26 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/07/16 / 2016-07-12 02:23:26 / July 12, 2016 @ 2:23 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 67.89 km (42 miles). Exact location of event, depth 67.89 km, -73.3694° West, -42.2073° South. Event id: us100062tb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100062tb.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto Montt, Chonchi, Ancud (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Puerto Montt (c. 160 100 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Castro (c. 29 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ancud (c. 28 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Chonchi (c. 12 600 pop), 52 km (32 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 44 km NE of Castro, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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