A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Puerto Quellon in Chile on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 17:48:15 / 5:48 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10007wim. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007wim. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/01/17 / 2017-01-31 22:48:15 / January 31, 2017 @ 10:48 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -74.3973° West, -43.576° South, depth 16.89 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.89 km (10 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Puerto Quellón (c. 21 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Quellón (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 81 km SW of Puerto Quellon, Chile.
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