A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Canete in Chile. Exact location of event, longitude -74.0597 West, latitude -38.2074 South, depth = 11.23 km. Global time and date of event 08/11/16 / 2016-11-08 17:09:51 / November 8, 2016 @ 5:09 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.23 km (7 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us100076au. Unique identifier: us100076au. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:09:51 / 12:09 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Carahue (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carahue, Lebu, Cañete (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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