A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Lebu in Chile on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -74.1346° West, latitude -37.5234° South, depth = 25.58 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ajzk. Id of event: us2000ajzk. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.58 km (16 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:25:05 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 11:25:05 / September 11, 2017 @ 11:25 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 Arauco, Cañete, Curanilahue. Event epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 44 km WNW of Lebu, Chile.
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