A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Puerto Quellon in Chile. Global time and date of event 26/12/16 / 2016-12-26 16:02:30 / December 26, 2016 @ 4:02 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 16.12 km, -74.4769° West, -43.105° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.12 km (10 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007mwi. Unique identifier: us10007mwi. The temblor was picked up at 12:02:30 / 12:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Castro, Chonchi, Puerto Quellón. The epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Castro (c. 29 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Puerto Quellón (c. 21 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Chonchi (c. 12 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 70 km W of Puerto Quellon, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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