A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Lebu in Chile. The temblor was reported at 19:41:10 / 7:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.225 West, latitude -37.2009 South, depth = 9.52 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000anwt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000anwt. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.52 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/09/17 / 2017-09-16 00:41:10 / September 16, 2017 @ 12:41 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Curanilahue, Arauco, Lebu. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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