A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Lebu in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000auwv. Unique identifier: us2000auwv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/09/17 / 2017-09-26 12:14:46 / September 26, 2017 @ 12:14 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -74.1449° West, -37.4108° South, depth 11.74 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:14:46 / 7:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.74 km (7 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coronel, Lota, Cañete (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 49 km WNW of Lebu, Chile.
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