A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lebu in Chile. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007e27. Id of event: us20007e27. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/10/16 / 2016-10-14 10:58:12 / October 14, 2016 @ 10:58 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:58:12 / 6:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude -73.527° West, latitude -37.5421° South, depth = 35 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Angol (c. 44 900 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Concepción, Chiguayante, La Laja.
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 three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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