A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Puerto Montt in Chile. Exact location of event, longitude -72.2645 West, latitude -41.3459 South, depth = 127.11 km. Event id: us1000avpc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000avpc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:41:43 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/10/17 / 2017-10-22 15:41:43 / October 22, 2017 @ 3:41 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 127.11 km (79 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Bolsón, Purranque, Calbuco (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Puerto Montt (c. 160 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from San Carlos de Bariloche (c. 95 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Puerto Varas (c. 25 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Frutillar (c. 16 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from El Bolsón (c. 15 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Purranque (c. 13 600 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 58 km ENE of Puerto Montt, Chile.
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