A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Lebu in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, -74.0738° West, -37.4597° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000cdhv. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000cdhv. Global time and date of event 01/02/18 / 2018-02-01 00:12:56 / February 1, 2018 @ 12:12 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:12:56 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coronel, Lota, Arauco (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 71 km (44 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 four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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