A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Curanilahue in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 19.92 km (12 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ad2e. Unique identifier: us2000ad2e. The temblor was detected at 23:15:37 / 11:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -73.5313 West, latitude -37.337 South, depth = 19.92 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/08/17 / 2017-08-30 03:15:37 / August 30, 2017 @ 3:15 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tomé, Yumbel, Angol. Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Talcahuano (c. 253 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tomé (c. 46 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Penco (c. 46 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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-six 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km NW of Curanilahue, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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