A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Lebu in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 03/10/15 / 2015-10-03 06:03:42 / October 3, 2015 @ 6:03 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 03:03:42 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -73.6653° West, -37.4578° South, depth 19 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19 km (12 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003jyn. Id of event: us10003jyn.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tomé, Yumbel, Penco (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Talcahuano (c. 253 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Tomé (c. 46 700 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Penco (c. 46 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Angol (c. 44 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km N of Lebu, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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