A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Chonchi in Chile. Exact location of event, longitude -74.2637 West, latitude -42.8436 South, depth = 25.64 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.64 km (16 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60008bll. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008bll. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/03/20 / 2020-03-07 10:28:56 / March 7, 2020 @ 10:28 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 06:28:56 / 6:28 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Castro (c. 29 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Puerto Quellón (c. 21 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Chonchi (c. 12 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Quellón, Castro, Chonchi. Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every 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 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 has occurred 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 45 km SW of Chonchi, Chile.
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