A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 114 km SSE of Putre, Chile (71 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.2246 West, latitude -19.1842 South, depth = 120.97 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 06:07:17 / May 19, 2020 @ 6:07 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009kga. Id of event: us70009kga. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 120.97 km (75 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:07:17 / 2:07 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 114 km SSE of Putre, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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