A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Rio Bueno in Chile. The temblor was reported at 05:28:44 / 5:28 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/12/17 / 2017-12-08 09:28:44 / December 8, 2017 @ 9:28 am. Unique identifier: us2000c1zj. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000c1zj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -72.655° West, latitude -40.3527° South, depth = 74.97 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74.97 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Osorno (c. 135 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Valdivia (c. 133 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Las Animas (c. 30 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from La Unión (c. 26 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Panguipulli (c. 16 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Río Bueno (c. 15 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Panguipulli, Valdivia, Las Animas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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