A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Canete in Chile on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.86 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -73.9171° West, -38.2366° South, depth 11.86 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 00:40:14 / November 11, 2017 @ 12:40 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:40:14 / 7:40 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000blun. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000blun. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Carahue (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carahue, Lebu, Cañete. Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 66 km SW of Canete, Chile.
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