Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 157 km west of Valdivia, Los Rios Region, Chile, on Sunday, 27 Dec 2020 8:05 pm (GMT -5) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.7 quake South Pacific Ocean, 145 km west of Valdivia, Los Rios Region, Chile, 27 Dec 2020 4:39 pm (GMT -5), which had occurred 3 hours earlier.
Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 157 km west of Valdivia, Los Rios Region, Chile, on Sunday, 27 Dec 2020 8:05 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 23 km depth

28 Dec 01:17 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
28 Dec 01:26: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
28 Dec 01:54: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 4.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 23.5 to 23.2 km (from 14.6 to 14.4 mi).
Date & time: 28 Dec 2020 01:05:27 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 27 Dec 2020 8:05 pm (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 23.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.414°S / 75.004°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
138 km (85 mi) WNW of Vuelta de la Zorra (pop: 50) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) WNW of Valdivia (pop: 133,400) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) WNW of Las Animas (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) WNW of La Union (Ranco) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (120 mi) WSW of Nueva Imperial (Cautín) (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) NW of Osorno (pop: 135,800) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) WSW of Temuco (pop: 238,100) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) NW of Port Montt (pop: 160,100) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (212 mi) SSW of Talcahuano (pop: 253,000) --> See nearby quakes!
768 km (478 mi) SSW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 17°C (63 F), humidity: 92%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from W
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.023 km157 Km Al O De Valdivia, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
M 3.924 kmOFF COAST OF LOS LAGOS, CHILEEMSC
M 4.610 km142 Km WNW of Corral, ChileUSGS

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