A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 66 km SE of Putre, Chile (41 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -69.1689° West, -18.6663° South, depth 135.33 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:48:24 / 2:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/12/19 / 2019-12-24 18:48:24 / December 24, 2019 @ 6:48 pm. Id of earthquake: us70006qnj. Event ids that are associated: us70006qnj. The epicenter was at a depth of 135.33 km (84 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 thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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: 66 km SE of Putre, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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