A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Lebu in Chile on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/06/16 / 2016-06-12 17:07:50 / June 12, 2016 @ 5:07 pm. The temblor was reported at 12:07:50 / 12:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -74.14° West, latitude -37.73° South, depth = 28 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us200063ys. Unique identifier: us200063ys. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28 km (17 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arauco, Curanilahue, Cañete (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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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. 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: 45 km WSW of Lebu, Chile.
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