A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Talcahuano in Chile. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:10:59 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.94 km (14 miles). Unique identifier: us20004z99. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004z99. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.7192 West, latitude -36.8163 South, depth = 21.94 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/02/16 / 2016-02-10 11:10:59 / February 10, 2016 @ 11:10 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Talcahuano (c. 253 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Tomé (c. 46 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Penco (c. 46 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lebu, Curanilahue, Tomé (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 54 km WSW of Talcahuano, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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