A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Lebu in Chile. The temblor was detected at 03:32:33 / 3:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.0359 West, latitude -37.2132 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 03:32:33 / October 19, 2020 @ 3:32 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c9av. Unique identifier: us6000c9av. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cañete, Coronel, Lota (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 55 km NW of Lebu, Chile.
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