A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Talcahuano in Chile on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us100076g2. Ids that are associated to the event: us100076g2. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -73.7061° West, -36.4734° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/11/16 / 2016-11-09 11:04:08 / November 9, 2016 @ 11:04 am. The temblor was reported at 06:04:08 / 6:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Talcahuano (c. 253 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tomé (c. 46 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Penco (c. 46 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arauco, Lota, Coronel (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 59 km WNW of Talcahuano, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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