A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 137 km WNW of Corral, Chile (85 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:58:12 / 12:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 12:58:12 / December 29, 2020 @ 12:58 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.9389 West, latitude -39.4564 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d406. Unique identifier: us6000d406.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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