A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Lebu in Chile on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 16:06:14 / 4:06 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 21:06:14 / February 19, 2017 @ 9:06 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008ku5. Unique identifier: us20008ku5. Exact location of earthquake, -74.1313° West, -37.4644° South, depth 18.35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.35 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arauco, Cañete, Curanilahue (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 45 km WNW of Lebu, Chile.
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