A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Lebu in Chile on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.0988 West, latitude -38.1321 South, depth = 11.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.7 km (7 miles). Event id: us10007b4u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007b4u. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 12:51:47 / November 21, 2016 @ 12:51 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 07:51:47 / 7:51 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 98 km (61 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Curanilahue, Cañete, Lebu (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 69 km SW of Lebu, Chile.
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