A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Lebu in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:45:39 / 9:45 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/08/18 / 2018-08-03 14:45:39 / August 3, 2018 @ 2:45 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000g2m3. Unique identifier: us1000g2m3. Exact location of event, longitude -74.0105 West, latitude -37.5306 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lota, Arauco, Cañete. 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 33 km WNW of Lebu, Chile.
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