A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Talcahuano in Chile. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:16:17 / 12:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.4947 West, latitude -36.5898 South, depth = 20.03 km. Event id: us10007685. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007685. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.03 km (12 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/11/16 / 2016-11-08 05:16:17 / November 8, 2016 @ 5:16 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yumbel, Curanilahue, Arauco. Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Talcahuano (c. 253 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Tomé (c. 46 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Penco (c. 46 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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