A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Puerto Quellon in Chile on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/12/16 / 2016-12-25 15:41:48 / December 25, 2016 @ 3:41 pm. Exact location, longitude -74.4177° West, latitude -43.3315° South, depth = 14.77 km. Id of earthquake: us10007mp2. Event ids that are associated: us10007mp2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.77 km (9 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:41:48 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Puerto Quellón (c. 21 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Chonchi (c. 12 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chonchi, Puerto Quellón.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 69 km WSW of Puerto Quellon, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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