A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Bulnes in Chile. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/08/15 / 2015-08-15 04:11:04 / August 15, 2015 @ 4:11 am. Unique identifier: us100032mb. Ids that are associated to the event: us100032mb. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:11:04 / 12:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65 km (40 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -72.473° West, -36.812° South, depth 65 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cauquenes, Parral, Arauco. Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Talcahuano (c. 253 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Chillán (c. 150 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Los Ángeles (c. 125 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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