A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Lebu in Chile. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.5 km (13 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -74.1322° West, -37.5723° South, depth 20.5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/03/20 / 2020-03-28 10:25:13 / March 28, 2020 @ 10:25 am UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:25:13 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70008hsf. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008hsf.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arauco, Curanilahue, Cañete (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 42 km W of Lebu, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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