A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 105 km SE of Diego de Almagro, Chile (65 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 22:38:16 / December 17, 2019 @ 10:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -69.286° West, latitude -27.0322° South, depth = 117.1 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 18:38:16 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us60006swk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006swk. The epicenter was at a depth of 117.1 km (73 miles).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 105 km SE of Diego de Almagro, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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