A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Calbuco in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 92.72 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000hd4t. Event ids that are associated: us1000hd4t. Exact location of earthquake, -72.8509° West, -42.0751° South, depth 92.72 km. Global time and date of event 16/10/18 / 2018-10-16 23:53:17 / October 16, 2018 @ 11:53 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:53:17 / 7:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Castro, Puerto Varas, Ancud. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Puerto Montt (c. 160 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Castro (c. 29 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Ancud (c. 28 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Puerto Varas (c. 25 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Calbuco (c. 12 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 41 km SSE of Calbuco, Chile.
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