A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Canete in Chile. Exact location of event, longitude -73.6545 West, latitude -37.9152 South, depth = 25.06 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.06 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/08/18 / 2018-08-06 04:15:00 / August 6, 2018 @ 4:15 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:15:00 / 12:15 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g3zi. Id of event: us1000g3zi.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Angol, Arauco, Curanilahue. Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Angol (c. 44 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 25 km WSW of Canete, Chile.
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