A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Lebu in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000fx3k. Unique identifier: us2000fx3k. Exact location, longitude -74.2726° West, latitude -37.9577° South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 04/07/18 / 2018-07-04 19:39:36 / July 4, 2018 @ 7:39 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:39:36 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cañete, Lebu. Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 66 km SW of Lebu, Chile.
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