Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 349 km west of Coyhaique, Aysén, Chile, on Friday, 25 Dec 2020 8:46 pm (GMT -5) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 349 km west of Coyhaique, Aysén, Chile, on Friday, 25 Dec 2020 8:46 pm (GMT -5)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 20 km depth

26 Dec 02:05 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
26 Dec 02:06: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
26 Dec 03:36: Epicenter location corrected by 61 km (38 mi) towards E.
Date & time: 26 Dec 2020 01:46:57 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 25 Dec 2020 8:46 pm (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 46.428°S / 76.413°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Arenales (239 km / 149 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
287 km (178 mi) W of Puerto Rio Tranquilo (pop: 400) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (192 mi) WSW of Puerto Aisén (Aysen) (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) SW of Puerto Cisnes (pop: 2,510) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) WSW of Coyhaique (pop: 45,800) --> See nearby quakes!
429 km (267 mi) SSW of Quellon (Chiloe) (pop: 21,800) --> See nearby quakes!
472 km (293 mi) SSW of Chonchi (Chiloe) (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
487 km (303 mi) SSW of Castro (Chiloe) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
488 km (303 mi) SW of Chaitén (pop: 4,070) --> See nearby quakes!
532 km (330 mi) NW of El Calafate (Departamento de Lago Argentino, Argentina) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
561 km (349 mi) SW of Esquel (Argentina) (pop: 28,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 11.9°C (53 F), humidity: 90%, wind: 11 m/s (21 kts) from N
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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M 4.220 km311 Km Al O De Tortel, ChileGUG (U. Chile)

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