A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Lautaro in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us60003qyv. Unique identifier: us60003qyv. Exact location of event, depth 82.56 km, -72.2377° West, -38.4098° South. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:42:29 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/05/19 / 2019-05-22 22:42:29 / May 22, 2019 @ 10:42 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 82.56 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Temuco (c. 238 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Angol (c. 44 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Victoria (c. 24 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Mulchén (c. 22 200 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Lautaro (c. 21 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Nueva Imperial (c. 18 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Carahue, Angol, Mulchén. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Every 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 22 km ENE of Lautaro, Chile.
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