A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 115 km E of Taltal, Chile (71 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 102.6 km (64 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -69.336° West, -25.4241° South, depth 102.6 km. Id of earthquake: us6000d357. Event ids that are associated: us6000d357. The temblor was picked up at 06:17:19 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/12/20 / 2020-12-26 06:17:19 / December 26, 2020 @ 6:17 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 115 km E of Taltal, Chile.
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