A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Lebu in Chile on Friday. The temblor was reported at 03:29:23 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -74.1273° West, -37.9321° South, depth 19.29 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/19 / 2019-01-11 08:29:23 / January 11, 2019 @ 8:29 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.29 km (12 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j2vr. Unique identifier: us2000j2vr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Curanilahue, Cañete, Lebu. Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty 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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