A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Lebu in Chile on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 19.57 km, -74.0305° West, -37.4509° South. Unique identifier: us20008kt6. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008kt6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.57 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 15:49:18 / February 19, 2017 @ 3:49 pm. The temblor was detected at 10:49:18 / 10:49 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coronel, Lota, Cañete (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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