A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Canete in Chile. Exact location, longitude -73.6881° West, latitude -38.2316° South, depth = 24.96 km. Unique identifier: us1000ehan. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ehan. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/06/18 / 2018-06-02 06:17:19 / June 2, 2018 @ 6:17 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.96 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:17:19 / 2:17 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 98 km (61 miles) from Angol (c. 44 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Nueva Imperial (c. 18 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Traiguén (c. 14 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Carahue (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Angol, Curanilahue, Traiguén (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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