A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lautaro in Chile on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us100034de. Event ids that are associated: us100034de. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.5974 West, latitude -38.5556 South, depth = 46.87 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.87 km (29 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/08/15 / 2015-08-22 22:41:24 / August 22, 2015 @ 10:41 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:41:24 / 6:41 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villarrica, Angol, Collipulli (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 20 km (13 miles) from Temuco (c. 238 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Angol (c. 44 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Villarrica (c. 31 600 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Victoria (c. 24 600 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Lautaro (c. 21 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Nueva Imperial (c. 18 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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