A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Lebu in Chile on Saturday. Unique identifier: us1000870j. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000870j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:41:32 / 4:41 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/03/17 / 2017-03-04 21:41:32 / March 4, 2017 @ 9:41 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.33 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -74.2338° West, latitude -37.3656° South, depth = 23.33 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cañete, Arauco, Curanilahue. Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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