A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Lebu in Chile on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008ktu. Unique identifier: us20008ktu. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:07:25 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 18.39 km (11 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 19:07:25 / February 19, 2017 @ 7:07 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 18.39 km, -73.8972° West, -37.4792° South.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chiguayante, Coronel, Lota.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 26 km NW of Lebu, Chile.
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