A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Puerto Quellon in Chile. Global time and date of event 04/12/19 / 2019-12-04 23:38:52 / December 4, 2019 @ 11:38 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006m6z. Id of event: us60006m6z. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:38:52 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -74.2136 West, latitude -43.1179 South, depth = 20.66 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.66 km (13 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Castro, Chonchi, Puerto Quellón (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Castro (c. 29 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Puerto Quellón (c. 21 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Chonchi (c. 12 600 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km W of Puerto Quellon, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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