A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 194 km W of Quellón, Chile (121 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:12:45 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/07/20 / 2020-07-23 03:12:45 / July 23, 2020 @ 3:12 am. Event id: us6000b2f1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b2f1. Exact location of earthquake, -75.9903° West, -43.3324° South, depth 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 194 km W of Quellón, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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