A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Lebu in Chile. Exact location of event, longitude -74.0141 West, latitude -37.4821 South, depth = 34.27 km. Id of earthquake: us10007t94. Event ids that are associated: us10007t94. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.27 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/01/17 / 2017-01-14 06:59:13 / January 14, 2017 @ 6:59 am. The temblor was reported at 01:59:13 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coronel, Lota, Arauco (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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