A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Talcahuano in Chile. Exact location, longitude -73.6206° West, latitude -36.6029° South, depth = 21.6 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:44:42 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000768d. Unique identifier: us1000768d. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.6 km (13 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/11/16 / 2016-11-08 05:44:42 / November 8, 2016 @ 5:44 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Talcahuano (c. 253 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Tomé (c. 46 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Penco (c. 46 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Curanilahue, Arauco, Lota.
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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km WNW of Talcahuano, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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