A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Chonchi in Chile on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000dutq. Event ids that are associated: us2000dutq. The temblor was detected at 02:32:40 / 2:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -74.1857° West, latitude -42.5533° South, depth = 21.97 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.97 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/04/18 / 2018-04-05 06:32:40 / April 5, 2018 @ 6:32 am.
Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Castro (c. 29 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ancud (c. 28 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Puerto Quellón (c. 21 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Chonchi (c. 12 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ancud, Puerto Quellón, Castro. Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 31 km WNW of Chonchi, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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