A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Lebu in Chile. Id of earthquake: us10006mxq. Event ids that are associated: us10006mxq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:51:46 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -73.9464° West, -37.7829° South, depth 11.68 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.68 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/16 / 2016-09-08 03:51:46 / September 8, 2016 @ 3:51 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arauco, Curanilahue, Cañete (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 31 km SW of Lebu, Chile.
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