A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was reported 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Talcahuano in Chile on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/11/16 / 2016-11-08 04:55:44 / November 8, 2016 @ 4:55 am. Unique identifier: us10007681. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007681. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.3 km (11 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -73.6355° West, -36.5806° South, depth 17.3 km. The 5.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:55:44 / 11:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Talcahuano (c. 253 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Tomé (c. 46 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Penco (c. 46 100 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bulnes, Cabrero, Lebu.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 48 km WNW of Talcahuano, Chile.
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