A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Lebu in Chile on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -74.0994 West, latitude -37.436 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 15:26:21 / January 26, 2018 @ 3:26 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cptq. Unique identifier: us2000cptq. The temblor was reported at 10:26:21 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coronel, Lota, Cañete (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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