A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Ancud in Chile on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.62 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -74.1973 West, latitude -41.7205 South, depth = 27.62 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:33:42 / 3:33 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60007ajk. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007ajk. Global time and date of event 19/01/20 / 2020-01-19 07:33:42 / January 19, 2020 @ 7:33 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Castro (c. 29 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Ancud (c. 28 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Calbuco (c. 12 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Castro, Calbuco, Ancud (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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