A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Arauco in Chile on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008sfz. Id of event: us10008sfz. The temblor was reported at 15:12:42 / 3:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.8454 West, latitude -36.8553 South, depth = 34.56 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.56 km (21 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 20:12:42 / May 14, 2017 @ 8:12 pm.
Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Talcahuano (c. 253 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tomé (c. 46 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lebu, Tomé, Curanilahue (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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