A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Lebu in Chile. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/07/16 / 2016-07-15 05:05:08 / July 15, 2016 @ 5:05 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 01:05:08 / 1:05 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20006eui. Event ids that are associated: us20006eui. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -73.785° West, -37.925° South, depth 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arauco, Curanilahue, Lebu (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 36 km SSW of Lebu, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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