A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Puerto Quellon in Chile on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007mnx. Unique identifier: us10007mnx. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.51 km (15 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:17:00 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/12/16 / 2016-12-25 15:17:00 / December 25, 2016 @ 3:17 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -74.4002 West, latitude -43.2944 South, depth = 23.51 km.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Puerto Quellón (c. 21 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Chonchi (c. 12 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chonchi, Puerto Quellón (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ten 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 66 km WSW of Puerto Quellon, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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