A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Talcahuano in Chile on Tuesday. Event id: us1000768w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000768w. Exact location, longitude -73.5222° West, latitude -36.6082° South, depth = 22.21 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.21 km (14 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/11/16 / 2016-11-08 07:08:03 / November 8, 2016 @ 7:08 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 02:08:03 / 2:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Talcahuano (c. 253 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 58 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), 51 km (31 miles) from Tomé (c. 46 700 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Penco (c. 46 100 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Laja, Yumbel, Curanilahue.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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