A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 133 km W of Chonchi, Chile (83 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:30:29 / 4:30 pm (local time epicenter). 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: 13/06/17 / 2017-06-13 21:30:29 / June 13, 2017 @ 9:30 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -75.4337° West, -42.512° South, depth 5.14 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.14 km (3 miles). Event id: us20009m87. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009m87.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 133 km W of Chonchi, Chile.
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