Major mag. 7.4 earthquake - Southern Chile on Sunday, 25 December 2016

Major magnitude. 7.6 earthquake - - 39km SSW of Puerto Quellon, Chile, on 2016-12-25 10:22:27 -04:00

Major magnitude. 7.6 earthquake  - - 39km SSW of Puerto Quellon, Chile, on 2016-12-25 10:22:27 -04:00

Major magnitude 7.6 earthquake at 35 km depth

25 Dec 14:34 UTC: First to report: USGS after 12 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 14.9 to 33.0 km.
Dec 25 15:28: Magnitude recalculated from 7.7 to 7.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 33.0 to 34.6 km.
Date & time: 25 Dec 2016 02:22:27 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: 2016-12-25 10:22:27 -04:00
Magnitude: 7.6
Depth: 34.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.4164°S / 73.8803°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Corcovado (141 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (25 mi) SSW of Quellón (Chiloe) (pop: 21,800)
89 km (55 mi) S of Chonchi (Chiloe) (pop: 12,600)
105 km (65 mi) S of Castro (Chiloe) (pop: 29,900)
117 km (73 mi) S of Dalcahue (Chiloe) (pop: 13,100)
172 km (107 mi) S of Ancud (Chiloe) (pop: 28,000)
230 km (143 mi) SSW of Puerto Montt (Llanquihue) (pop: 160,100)
747 km (464 mi) S of Talcahuano (Concepcion) (pop: 253,000)
1143 km (710 mi) SSW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1016 joules (4402 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.8 x 106 tons of TNT or 236.7 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 7.633 kmSouthern ChileGFZ
M 7.635 km- 39km SSW of Puerto Quellon, ChileUSGS

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User reports for this quake (54)

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Empire (141.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Coyhaique, Aysen, Chile (282.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Bariloche (327.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : El sentimiento del temblor, fue bastante débil. Pero había movimiento en las ventanas y el suelo. There was light shaking, especially in the windows. (reported through our app)
148 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
bariloche / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Carlos de Bariloche / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Bahía Blanca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Movimiento de agua en la piscina.
General Enrique Mosconi (695.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt in the toilette at the hotel, 9th floor. (reported through our app)
Concepción (736.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Temuco (529.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Villarrica (479.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My wife felt the bed shaking, I did not felt while stand up, just when i seat down inside home, that was all... (reported through our app)
coyhaique, Vista Patagonia lodge / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : very weak shaking
Neuquén / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt like smooth shaking while in the toilette. Thought it was me but then saw the app alert and because I the distance knew it was real.
Puerto madryn (721 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
San Martin de los Andes (423.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sentí que el piso y las paredes se movian como si estuviera navegando en un bote en el agua. Los cuadros y cosas colgantes en mi casa se movian a la par. Habrá durado 5minutos. Poe suerte, sin daños materiales. (reported through our app)
690 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
690 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
225.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Trehuaco, Biobío (779.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Villarrica, Chile / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Temuco / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Puerto Montt (229.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
103.6 km N of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Trevelin argentina / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Capitan Pastene (585.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Bariloche airport / Light shaking (MMI IV)
349.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Coyhaique / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Fresia / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
2912.8 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Puerto Varas (246.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
30 km west of Frutillar (262.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : 2 km from Concordia village. 34 km West of Frutillar. (reported through our app)
Villarrica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt it
San Carlos de Bariloche Argentina / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
puerto varas (245.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
531.1 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
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Panguipulli (Chile, 431 km N of epicenter) : vivo en panguipulli region de los rios chile y se sintio bien fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Tecka (Argentina, 243 km E of epicenter) : Estamos en tecka a 100km de Esquel.. Se sintió bastante fuerte a eso de las 11:30. No hubo ninguna repercusión grande. (reported through EMSC)
Ostende (Argentina, 1594 km NE of epicenter) : Se movió la cama (reported through EMSC)
Quilpué (Chile, 1163 km N of epicenter) : En la región de Valparaíso no se sintió nada . Saludos a los ciclistas de cíclope chile (reported through EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile, 1138 km N of epicenter) : Ruidoso. (reported through EMSC)
Ñuñoa (Chile, 1134 km N of epicenter) : Estoy en stgo pero tengo familiares en quellon. Me informan que están evacuando ordenadamente . Puente de chonchi destruido. Ánimo Chile. (reported through EMSC)
San Pedro de la Paz (Chile, 725 km N of epicenter) : Suavesito pero se sintion aca en la región del biobio (reported through EMSC)
Temuco (Chile, 523 km N of epicenter) : Strong quake (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 256 km N of epicenter) : Senti bien fuerte. (reported through EMSC)
Puerto Varas (Chile, 237 km N of epicenter) : Slow and soft movements along period of 2 minutes aprox. Lamps and door moving (reported through EMSC)
Puerto Montt (Chile, 223 km N of epicenter) : Muy fuerte, la casa se movía mucho, sobre todo en el segundo piso. Fue de larga duración. (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 256 km N of epicenter) : pequeño temblor al comienzo, despues un balanceo amplio para terminar con movimiento circular. muy largo. provocó mareo. (reported through EMSC)
San Pedro de la Paz (Chile, 716 km N of epicenter) : Moviemientos horizontales ... lentos ... muy prolongado el sismo.. se movían cosas colgantes (reported through EMSC)
Chiguayante (Chile, 710 km N of epicenter) : Movimientos circulares y duro muchos segundos (reported through EMSC)
Osorno (Chile, 306 km N of epicenter) : It felt like my child jumping on the bed. (reported through EMSC)
Osorno (Chile, 306 km N of epicenter) : Suave. Baja frecuencia pero movimientos largos de norte a sur (reported through EMSC)
Coyhaique (Chile, 270 km SE of epicenter) : Se movían las cosas en el hogar, se sintió en Coyhaique XI región de Aysen, Chile (reported through EMSC)
Puerto Montt (Chile, 209 km N of epicenter) : Bastante fuerte (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 7.6 quake - 39km SSW of Puerto Quellon, Chile, 2016-12-25 10:22:27 -04:00

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (397 quakes):
  • 25 Dec 2018 08:17 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    37 km (23 mi) depth
    |
    105 km (65 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 23 Dec 2018 04:59 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    104 km (64.6 mi) depth
    |
    346 km (215 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 18 Dec 2018 01:59 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    12.9 km (8 mi) depth
    |
    369 km (229 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 17 Dec 2018 19:18 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    370 km (230 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 17 Dec 2018 02:21 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    80.9 km (50.3 mi) depth
    |
    191 km (119 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 09 Dec 2018 12:36 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    83.2 km (51.7 mi) depth
    |
    285 km (177 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 08 Dec 2018 13:11 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    45 km (28 mi) depth
    |
    159 km (99 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Dec 2018 20:07 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    366 km (227 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 05 Dec 2018 18:44 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    3.3 km (2.1 mi) depth
    |
    153 km (95 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 04 Dec 2018 05:23 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    39.8 km (24.7 mi) depth
    |
    307 km (191 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 30 Nov 2018 02:15 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    47.1 km (29.3 mi) depth
    |
    310 km (193 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 29 Nov 2018 15:48 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    151 km (94 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 28 Nov 2018 04:48 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    50.8 km (31.6 mi) depth
    |
    308 km (191 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 27 Nov 2018 10:45 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    15.1 km (9.4 mi) depth
    |
    136 km (84 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 20 Nov 2018 21:56 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    39 km (24.2 mi) depth
    |
    169 km (105 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Nov 2018 18:28 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    358 km (222 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • Show all

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Major magnitude. 7.6 earthquake - - 39km SSW of Puerto Quellon, Chile, on 2016-12-25 10:22:27 -04:00
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