A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Puerto Quellon in Chile. Exact location of event, longitude -74.2879 West, latitude -43.2583 South, depth = 5.71 km. Event id: us10007mrf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007mrf. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.71 km (4 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:54:33 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 25/12/16 / 2016-12-25 22:54:33 / December 25, 2016 @ 10:54 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Castro (c. 29 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Puerto Quellón (c. 21 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Chonchi (c. 12 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Castro, Chonchi, Puerto Quellón (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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: 56 km WSW of Puerto Quellon, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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