A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Talcahuano in Chile. Event id: us2000fu0h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000fu0h. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.54 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 28.54 km, -73.747° West, -36.7215° South. The temblor was detected at 11:21:29 / 11:21 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/07/18 / 2018-07-02 16:21:29 / July 2, 2018 @ 4:21 pm. 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 Curanilahue, Tomé, Arauco (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Talcahuano (c. 253 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tomé (c. 46 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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