A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, West Chile Rise (0 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:56:55 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -91.5829° West, -39.8432° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cr2p. Unique identifier: us7000cr2p. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 19:56:55 / December 14, 2020 @ 7:56 pm.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: West Chile Rise.
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