A earthquake magnitude 6.8 (ml/mb) strikes 141 km WNW of Corral, Chile (88 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.9067 West, latitude -39.3264 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000d3i9. Ids that are associated to the event: pt20362000, at00qm0phj, us6000d3i9. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 21:39:15 / December 27, 2020 @ 9:39 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:39:15 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Corral in Chile (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 141 km WNW of Corral, Chile.
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