Information on the earthquake: moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake
Moderate magnitude earthquake 4.3 to 10 km deep
Sep 21 13:50 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 30 minutes.
Updated Tue Sep 21, 2021, 13:54
Moderate 4.3 earthquake strikes near Puerto Lebu, Provincia de Arauco, Region del Biobio, Chile
4.3 earthquake September 21 08:20 (GMT -5)
The event was classified by the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC), the first seismological agency to report it.
Cities near the epicenter where the quake could have been felt as very weak tremors include Puerto Lebu (population 22,300) located 94 km from the epicenter.
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Date and hour : 21 Sep 2021 13:20:21 UTC –
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday Sep 21, 2021 8:20 am (GMT -5)
Depth: 10.0 km
Latitude / longitude of epicenter: 37.08 ° S / 74.48 ° W↗ (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Antipode: 37.08 ° N / 105.52 ° E↗
Nearby towns and villages:
94 km (58 mi) northwest of Puerto Lebu (Arauco) (pop: 22,300) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
110 km (68 mi) to WNW of Curanilahue (Arauco) (pop: 30,600) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
117 km (73 mi) west of Lota (pop: 49,800) -> Watch the earthquakes nearby!
119 km (74 mi) west of Coronelle (pop: 92,900) -> See nearby earthquakes!
128 km (79 mi) OSO of Talcahuano (pop: 253,000) -> See nearby earthquakes!
130 km (81 mi) west of Chiguayante (pop: 82,500) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
130 km (81 mi) to OSO of Design (pop: 215,400) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
218 km (135 mi) OSO of Chillan (pop: 150,400) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
524 km (325 mi) southwest of Puente Alto (pop: 510 400) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
532 km (331 mi) southwest of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) -> Watch the earthquakes nearby!
Clear sky 11.3 ° C (52 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 8 m / s (15 kts) from S
Main data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Center)
Estimated energy released: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tonnes of TNT) Find out more
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