A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 164 km WNW of Corral, Chile (102 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 00:09:00 / December 28, 2020 @ 12:09 am. Exact location of earthquake, -75.177° West, -39.2826° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:09:00 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000d3ix. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d3ix. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 164 km WNW of Corral, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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