A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Carahue in Chile. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.34 km (14 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:28:38 / 10:28 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20004150. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004150. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/11/15 / 2015-11-01 01:28:38 / November 1, 2015 @ 1:28 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 22.34 km, -73.345° West, -38.7821° South.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vilcún, Loncoche, Lautaro (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Temuco (c. 238 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Lautaro (c. 21 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Nueva Imperial (c. 18 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Loncoche (c. 15 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Traiguén (c. 14 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Pitrufquén (c. 13 700 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Carahue (c. 11 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 17 km WSW of Carahue, Chile.
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