A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 126 km WSW of Corral, Chile (78 miles). Exact location, longitude -74.8536° West, latitude -40.198° South, depth = 25.13 km. The temblor was reported at 07:47:14 / 7:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.13 km (16 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/12/17 / 2017-12-05 12:47:14 / December 5, 2017 @ 12:47 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000c3gz. Id of event: us2000c3gz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 126 km WSW of Corral, Chile.
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