A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported off the coast of Aisen, Chile (0 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 22:35:14 / 10:35 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 22:35:14 / February 17, 2021 @ 10:35 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000diht. Event ids that are associated: us6000diht. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -77.4882° West, -45.6513° South.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: off the coast of Aisen, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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