A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Lebu in Chile on Sunday. Event id: us20008krx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008krx. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 07:06:55 / February 19, 2017 @ 7:06 am. Exact location of event, longitude -73.8882 West, latitude -37.5408 South, depth = 20 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:06:55 / 3:06 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coronel, Lota, Arauco (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 22 km WNW of Lebu, Chile.
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