A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Pucón in Chile on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 19:29:26 / 7:29 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d42l. Unique identifier: us6000d42l. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 19:29:26 / December 29, 2020 @ 7:29 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 108.19 km (67 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.0529 West, latitude -39.3377 South, depth = 108.19 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lautaro, Temuco, Vilcún (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Temuco (c. 238 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Villarrica (c. 31 600 pop), 10 km (7 miles) from Pucón (c. 27 000 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Lautaro (c. 21 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Panguipulli (c. 16 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Loncoche (c. 15 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Pitrufquén (c. 13 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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