A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Lebu in Chile. Unique identifier: us10007b0z. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007b0z. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:09:49 / 8:09 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.7213 West, latitude -37.4779 South, depth = 11.26 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.26 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 00:09:49 / November 21, 2016 @ 12:09 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Angol, Concepción, Nacimiento. Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (58 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Angol (c. 44 900 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km NNW of Lebu, Chile.
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