A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Puerto Quellon in Chile on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.28 km (12 miles). Exact location of event, depth 19.28 km, -74.1938° West, -43.4127° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 09:32:23 / 9:32 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20008utl. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008utl. Global time and date of event 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 13:32:23 / March 26, 2017 @ 1:32 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Puerto Quellón (c. 21 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto Quellón (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 57 km SW of Puerto Quellon, Chile.
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