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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.5 - South Pacific Ocean, 130 km W of Castro, Chiloe, Los Lagos, Chile, miércoles, 6 jul 2022 10:12 (GMT -5) -

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.5 - South Pacific Ocean, 130 km W of Castro, Chiloe, Los Lagos, Chile, miércoles,  6 jul 2022 10:12 (GMT -5) Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.5 - South Pacific Ocean, 130 km W of Castro, Chiloe, Los Lagos, Chile, miércoles,  6 jul 2022 10:12 (GMT -5)

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.5 a 7.1 km de profundidad

6 Jul 15:18 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 6 minutos.
6 Jul 15:20: Magnitud recalculada de 5.2 a 5.3. Profundidad recalculada de 15.0 a 10.0 km (de 9.3 a 6.2 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 75 km (47 mi) al ESE.
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6 Jul 18:05: Profundidad recalculada de 5.3 a 7.1 km (de 3.3 a 4.4 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 0.5 km (0.3 mi) al E.
Update Wed, 6 Jul 2022, 15:24

Significant magnitude 5.3 earthquake 115 km west of Castro, Chile

5.3 quake 6 Jul 10:12 am (GMT -5)
5.3 quake 6 Jul 10:12 am (GMT -5)
A shallow magnitude 5.3 earthquake was reported in the morning near Castro, Chiloé, Los Lagos, Chile.
According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the quake hit on Wednesday, July 6th, 2022, at 10:12 am local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake, which listed it as a magnitude 5.2 earthquake. A third agency, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), reported the same quake at magnitude 5.5.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Castro (pop. 29,900) located 115 km from the epicenter, Chonchi (pop. 12,600) 118 km away, Ancud (pop. 28,000) 123 km away, and Dalcahue (pop. 13,100) 124 km away.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

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Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora6 Jul 2022 15:12:28 UTC -
Hora local en el epicentromiércoles, 6 jul 2022 10:12 (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmado
Magnitud5.5
Prof.7.1 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud42.3146°S / 75.3412°W (Océano Pacífico Sur, Chile)
Antipode42.315°N / 104.659°E
Intensidad del temblorTemblor fuerte cerca del epicentro
Sentido2 informes
Fuente primaria de datosUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Volcán mas cercanoHuequi (227 km / 141 mi)
Lugares cercanos130 km al O de Castro (Chiloe) (pop: 29,900) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
135 km al OSO de Ancud (Chiloe) (pop: 28,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
167 km al ONO de Quellón (Chiloe) (pop: 21,800) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
220 km al OSO de Puerto Montt (pop: 160,100) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
224 km al OSO de Puerto Varas (Llanquihue) (pop: 25,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
267 km al SO de Osorno (pop: 135,800) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
329 km al SSO de Valdivia (pop: 133,400) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
460 km al SSO de Temuco (pop: 238,100) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoLight Rain 8.7°C (48 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 15 m/s (28 kts) from SW
Energía sísmica estimada liberada1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 GWh, equivalente a 2682 toneladas de TNT o 0.2 bombas atomicas!) | 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.
RevistaProf.UbicaciónFuente
5.57.1 km130 Km W of Castro, ChileUSGS
5.510 kmOff Coast of Southern ChileGFZ
5.57.1 kmOff Coast of Southern ChileRaspberryShake
5.310 kmChile: Near Puerto MonttRENASS
5.58 kmOFFSHORE LOS LAGOS, CHILEEMSC
5.412 kmOff Coast of Southern ChileGeoAu
5.40 kmOff Coast of Southern ChileOBSIS

Seismograms

Seismic station: Tornquist, Argentina (TRQA/IU network) | Distance from quake: 1228 km / 763 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 (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Quellon, chiloe (166.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Quellon, chiloe (166.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s

Aftershocks

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Réplicas registradas, las más recientes primero (1 en total)

Fecha y horaMag
Prof.
UbicaciónDetalles
6 jul 2022 16:26
hace 12 semanas
3.3

19 km
Océano Pacífico Sur, 132 km O de Castro, Chiloé, Región de Los Lagos, ChileMás

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