A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Canete in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003k25. Unique identifier: us10003k25. Exact location of earthquake, -74.1462° West, -38.307° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/10/15 / 2015-10-03 19:53:27 / October 3, 2015 @ 7:53 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 14:53:27 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Carahue (c. 11 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carahue, Lebu, Cañete (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 86 km SW of Canete, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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