A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Lebu in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.1868 West, latitude -37.5381 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 12:37:15 / 12:37 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/08/19 / 2019-08-19 17:37:15 / August 19, 2019 @ 5:37 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000571f. Unique identifier: us6000571f. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arauco, Cañete, Curanilahue. Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 48 km W of Lebu, Chile.
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