A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Arauco in Chile. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/16 / 2016-02-10 03:15:06 / February 10, 2016 @ 3:15 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:15:06 / 10:15 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.46 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20004z6w. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004z6w. Exact location of earthquake, -73.8246° West, -36.8549° South, depth 27.46 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lebu, Tomé, Curanilahue (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Talcahuano (c. 253 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Tomé (c. 46 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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