A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Talcahuano in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 12.79 km, -73.6033° West, -36.5108° South. The temblor was picked up at 07:21:30 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 12.79 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/11/16 / 2016-11-09 12:21:30 / November 9, 2016 @ 12:21 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100076g5. Id of event: us100076g5.
Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Talcahuano (c. 253 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Tomé (c. 46 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Penco (c. 46 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arauco, Lota, Coronel (min 5000 pop).
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 six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km WNW of Talcahuano, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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