A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 279 km SW of Hanga Roa, Chile (173 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:51:15 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -111.663° West, -28.7185° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006p8l. Unique identifier: us10006p8l. Global time and date of event 13/09/16 / 2016-09-13 10:51:15 / September 13, 2016 @ 10:51 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 279 km SW of Hanga Roa, Chile.
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