Where was the this Wednesday, May 1, in Chile?

Where was the this Wednesday, May 1, in Chile?
Where was the earthquake this Wednesday, May 1, in Chile?

Throughout the day this Wednesday, there have been earthquakes of lower intensity in different parts of the country.

Although most of the movements that occur in Chile are imperceptible to the population, it is advisable to inform yourself about the main movements recorded by the National Seismological Center of the University of Chile.

The large number of tremors that our country receives is due to the geographical location of the territory, located on the boundary between the Nazca and South American tectonic plates, which constantly impact.

Tremor today, Wednesday, May 1 in Chile

These are the earthquakes recorded by Seismology:

08:12 hours

magnitude 3.1 34 km northwest of Collahuasi Mine and 115 km deep.

08:02 hours

They record an earthquake magnitude 3.9 25 km west of Puelo and at a depth of 106 km.

04:46 hours

earthquake magnitude 4.5 30 km southwest of Collahuasi Mine and 105 km deep.

03:10 hours

They record an earthquake magnitude 3.2 25 km southwest of Ollague and at a depth of 145 km.

02:29 hours

earthquake magnitude 3.6 75 km east of Lee and 227 km deep.

01:06 hours

They record an earthquake magnitude 4.2 139 km northeast of Lee and at a depth of 279 km.

What to do in case of an earthquake?

The National Disaster Prevention and Response Service provided some recommendations on what to do when an earthquake occurs.

  • Keep calm and look for a place of seismic protection.
  • Protect yourself under a firm element. If this is not possible, stay next to the same object.
  • Turn off the electricity and close the water and gas valves..
  • If you are on the street, stay away from buildings, poles and electrical wires.
  • If you are at a massive event, the person must stay in place and protect head and neck with arms. In addition, you will also have to follow the instructions of those in charge of security at the venue.
  • If you are driving in a tunnel, bridge or highway, you must reduce speed and stop after leaving the area.
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