A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Lebu in Chile. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/08/19 / 2019-08-26 20:11:38 / August 26, 2019 @ 8:11 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:11:38 / 3:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -74.1781° West, latitude -38.1093° South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us700058it. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700058it. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cañete, Lebu (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten 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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