A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 87 km SSE of Putre, Chile (54 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 112.03 km (70 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:05:54 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 112.03 km, -69.3824° West, -18.9724° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600064b1. Id of event: us600064b1. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 09:05:54 / October 29, 2019 @ 9:05 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 87 km SSE of Putre, Chile.
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