A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Lebu in Chile on Friday. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:27:06 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cpsu. Id of event: us2000cpsu. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 13:27:06 / January 26, 2018 @ 1:27 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -74.0282° West, -37.4435° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coronel, Lota, Cañete (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 38 km WNW of Lebu, Chile.
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