A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Canete in Chile on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 00:25:34 / August 12, 2018 @ 12:25 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.14 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -73.9921° West, latitude -38.1424° South, depth = 30.14 km. The temblor was detected at 19:25:34 / 7:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000g726. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g726.
Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lebu, Cañete. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km SW of Canete, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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