A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Lebu in Chile. The temblor was reported at 16:20:04 / 4:20 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.8 km (13 miles). Global time and date of event 10/05/16 / 2016-05-10 21:20:04 / May 10, 2016 @ 9:20 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us200062pr. Ids that are associated to the event: us200062pr. Exact location of event, longitude -74.276 West, latitude -37.826 South, depth = 20.8 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cañete, Lebu (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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