A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 103 km S of Putre, Chile (64 miles) on Friday. Event id: us10008tpk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008tpk. Global time and date of event 20/05/17 / 2017-05-20 03:12:00 / May 20, 2017 @ 3:12 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -69.4666° West, latitude -19.1314° South, depth = 102.36 km. The temblor was reported at 23:12:00 / 11:12 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 102.36 km (64 miles).
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 three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 103 km S of Putre, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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