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Magnitude 3.7 earthquake strikes near Punta Arenas, Mendocino County, United States

Wed, 27 Jan 2021, 16:45
16:45 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
3.7 quake 27 Jan 8:25 am (GMT -8)
3.7 quake 27 Jan 8:25 am (GMT -8)
Just 7 minutes ago, a 3.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Punta Arenas, Mendocino County, USA. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Wednesday 27 January 2021 at 8:25 am local time, at a very shallow depth of 3.1 miles below the surface.
The event was filed by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.7 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Punta Arenas (pop. 450) located 31 miles from the epicenter.
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Date & time: 27 Jan 2021 8:25 am (GMT -8) local time (27 Jan 2021 16:25 GMT)
Magnitude: 3.7
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.8°N / 124.24°W (North Pacific Ocean, California, United States)
Primary data source: USGS

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