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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Chile: 59 Km WSW of Lago Puelo, Argentina, on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 at 4:04 am (GMT -3) -

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Chile: 59 Km WSW of Lago Puelo, Argentina, on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 at 4:04 am (GMT -3) Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Chile: 59 Km WSW of Lago Puelo, Argentina, on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 at 4:04 am (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 146 km depth

16 Oct 07:32 UTC: First to report: USGS after 28 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 16, 2021 07:04:24 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Oct 16, 2021 at 4:04 am (GMT -3)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.6
Depth145.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude42.2793°S / 72.2643°W (Palena Province, Los Lagos, Argentina)
Antipode42.279°N / 107.736°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoHuequi (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities70 km (43 mi) WSW of El Bolson (Departamento de Bariloche, Rio Negro) (pop: 15,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
80 km (49 mi) NNE of Chaitén (Chile) (pop: 4,070) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
91 km (57 mi) SE of Calbuco (Llanquihue, Chile) (pop: 12,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
105 km (65 mi) NW of Esquel (Chubut) (pop: 28,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
106 km (66 mi) SSE of Puerto Montt (Chile) (pop: 160,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
149 km (93 mi) SSW of San Carlos de Bariloche (Río Negro) (pop: 95,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
203 km (126 mi) SSE of Osorno (Chile) (pop: 135,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
513 km (319 mi) SW of Neuquen (pop: 242,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
551 km (343 mi) NW of Comodoro Rivadavia (Chubut) (pop: 140,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeSnow -2.2°C (28 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WNW
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.6146 kmChile: 59 Km WSW of Lago Puelo, ArgentinaUSGS
4.6146 kmLOS LAGOS, CHILEEMSC

Seismograms

Seismic station: Tornquist, Argentina (TRQA/IU network) | Distance from quake: 991 km / 616 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Tornquist, Argentina: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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