A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Rio Bueno in Chile. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:49:02 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/16 / 2016-08-12 18:49:02 / August 12, 2016 @ 6:49 pm. Event id: us10006de9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006de9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.66 km (41 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.9593 West, latitude -40.3093 South, depth = 65.66 km.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Panguipulli, Frutillar, Purranque. Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Osorno (c. 135 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Valdivia (c. 133 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Las Animas (c. 30 000 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from La Unión (c. 26 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Frutillar (c. 16 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Panguipulli (c. 16 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 1 km NE of Rio Bueno, Chile.
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