A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Puerto Quellon in Chile on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -74.2934 West, latitude -43.3673 South, depth = 22.76 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10007mym. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007mym. The temblor was picked up at 20:45:12 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/12/16 / 2016-12-27 00:45:12 / December 27, 2016 @ 12:45 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.76 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Puerto Quellón (c. 21 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Chonchi (c. 12 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chonchi, Puerto Quellón (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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