A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Canete in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000ha59. Event ids that are associated: us1000ha59. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/10/18 / 2018-10-10 17:48:54 / October 10, 2018 @ 5:48 pm. Exact location of event, depth 29.63 km, -73.781° West, -38.207° South. The temblor was picked up at 12:48:54 / 12:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.63 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Nueva Imperial (c. 18 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Traiguén (c. 14 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Carahue (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Traiguén, Nueva Imperial, Curanilahue (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: 56 km SW of Canete, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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