A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Lebu in Chile. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000fx28. Id of event: us2000fx28. The temblor was picked up at 13:50:38 / 1:50 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.61 km (12 miles). Exact location of event, depth 19.61 km, -74.0544° West, -37.98° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/07/18 / 2018-07-04 18:50:38 / July 4, 2018 @ 6:50 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Curanilahue, Cañete, Lebu (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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: 53 km SW of Lebu, Chile.
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