A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Traiguen in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -72.7366 West, latitude -38.22 South, depth = 64.22 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 64.22 km (40 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/07/18 / 2018-07-31 12:46:09 / July 31, 2018 @ 12:46 pm. Unique identifier: us2000gi50. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000gi50. The temblor was picked up at 08:46:09 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Temuco (c. 238 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Los Ángeles (c. 125 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Angol (c. 44 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Victoria (c. 24 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Mulchén (c. 22 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Lautaro (c. 21 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Ángeles, Pitrufquén, Freire. Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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