A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 240 km WSW of Puerto Quellon, Chile (149 miles). Exact location, longitude -76.15° West, latitude -44.2581° South, depth = 14.44 km. The temblor was reported at 13:42:51 / 1:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/03/19 / 2019-03-15 18:42:51 / March 15, 2019 @ 6:42 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jgpq. Id of event: us1000jgpq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.44 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 240 km WSW of Puerto Quellon, Chile.
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