A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 1454 km W of Ancud, Chile (903 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 15/06/20 / 2020-06-15 10:31:21 / June 15, 2020 @ 10:31 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -91.1818 West, latitude -40.8973 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000ac58. Event ids that are associated: us6000ac58. The temblor was detected at 10:31:21 / 10:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 1454 km W of Ancud, Chile.
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