A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Lebu in Chile on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.98 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/10/16 / 2016-10-05 22:45:09 / October 5, 2016 @ 10:45 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -74.2064 West, latitude -37.2172 South, depth = 10.98 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20007c7y. Unique identifier: us20007c7y. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:45:09 / 5:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Curanilahue, Arauco, Lebu (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km NW of Lebu, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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