A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 142 km WNW of Corral, Chile (88 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000d3jm. Event ids that are associated: us6000d3jm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:05:26 / 1:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -74.9268° West, latitude -39.3237° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 01:05:26 / December 28, 2020 @ 1:05 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly 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).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 142 km WNW of Corral, Chile.
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