A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Ancud in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.3 km (26 miles). Unique identifier: us70003jue. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003jue. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:05:24 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/05/19 / 2019-05-11 17:05:24 / May 11, 2019 @ 5:05 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -74.227 West, latitude -41.9415 South, depth = 41.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Castro (c. 29 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Ancud (c. 28 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Chonchi (c. 12 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Calbuco (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calbuco, Chonchi, Castro. Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km WSW of Ancud, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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