A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 142 km W of Corral, Chile (88 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000d6ez. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d6ez. Global time and date of event 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 21:45:13 / December 27, 2020 @ 9:45 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -75.0785° West, -39.7089° South. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:45:13 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 142 km W of Corral, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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