A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Pitrufquen in Chile. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005wn1. Id of event: us70005wn1. Global time and date of event 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 09:36:22 / October 21, 2019 @ 9:36 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 57.69 km, -72.8558° West, -38.9158° South. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:36:22 / 5:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.69 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Panguipulli, Victoria, Pucón (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Temuco (c. 238 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Villarrica (c. 31 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Pucón (c. 27 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Victoria (c. 24 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Lautaro (c. 21 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Nueva Imperial (c. 18 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Panguipulli (c. 16 300 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. 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: 19 km WNW of Pitrufquen, Chile.
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