A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Lebu in Chile. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 18:14:41 / September 19, 2017 @ 6:14 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.7 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -74.1852° West, -37.221° South, depth 8.7 km. Id of earthquake: us2000ar1y. Event ids that are associated: us2000ar1y. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:14:41 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coronel, Cañete, Lota.
Every 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 64 km NW of Lebu, Chile.
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