A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 220 km WSW of Puerto Chacabuco, Chile (137 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -75.4423° West, -46.2201° South. The temblor was detected at 02:19:32 / 2:19 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d33a. Id of event: us6000d33a. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/12/20 / 2020-12-26 02:19:32 / December 26, 2020 @ 2:19 am UTC/GMT. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 220 km WSW of Puerto Chacabuco, Chile.
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