A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 170 km WSW of Lebu, Chile (106 miles). Event id: us100098cg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100098cg. The temblor was detected at 02:58:00 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.84 km (15 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -75.3689 West, latitude -38.3254 South, depth = 23.84 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/07/17 / 2017-07-09 07:58:00 / July 9, 2017 @ 7:58 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 170 km WSW of Lebu, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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