A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 116 km SSE of Putre, Chile (72 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -69.2026° West, -19.194° South, depth 133.47 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:42:56 / 5:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 133.47 km (83 miles). Global time and date of event 09/05/20 / 2020-05-09 21:42:56 / May 9, 2020 @ 9:42 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009di0. Unique identifier: us70009di0.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 116 km SSE of Putre, Chile.
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