A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Talcahuano in Chile on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.4 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us1000768x. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000768x. The temblor was detected at 02:13:09 / 2:13 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/11/16 / 2016-11-08 07:13:09 / November 8, 2016 @ 7:13 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -73.572° West, latitude -36.65° South, depth = 10.4 km.
Event epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Talcahuano (c. 253 000 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Tomé (c. 46 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arauco, Lota, Coronel. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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