A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Lebu in Chile. Global time and date of event 08/02/18 / 2018-02-08 21:37:07 / February 8, 2018 @ 9:37 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000cz50. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000cz50. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:37:07 / 4:37 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -74.0261° West, -37.4477° South.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coronel, Lota, Cañete. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 38 km WNW of Lebu, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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