A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Penco in Chile on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 44.18 km (27 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:18:48 / 6:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000g5qv. Unique identifier: us1000g5qv. Global time and date of event 09/08/18 / 2018-08-09 10:18:48 / August 9, 2018 @ 10:18 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 44.18 km, -72.8494° West, -36.8092° South.
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coihueco, San Carlos, Curanilahue (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Talcahuano (c. 253 000 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Chillán (c. 150 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Los Ángeles (c. 125 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km SE of Penco, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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