A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Lebu in Chile on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 07:10:39 / February 19, 2017 @ 7:10 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.36 km (11 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ks0. Id of event: us20008ks0. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:10:39 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -74.1723° West, latitude -37.552° South, depth = 18.36 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arauco, Cañete, Curanilahue (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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