A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Temuco in Chile. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 21:42:26 / January 24, 2021 @ 9:42 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:42:26 / 9:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -72.5455° West, latitude -38.7231° South, depth = 61.66 km. Unique identifier: us7000d2zl. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d2zl. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 61.66 km (38 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Collipulli, Pucón, Loncoche (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 5 km (3 miles) from Temuco (c. 238 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Villarrica (c. 31 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Pucón (c. 27 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Victoria (c. 24 600 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Lautaro (c. 21 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Nueva Imperial (c. 18 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Collipulli (c. 16 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km ENE of Temuco, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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