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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - OFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILE on Sunday, 14 May 2017

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake  - OFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILE on Sunday, 14 May 2017
Date & time: Sun, 14 May 20:12:39 UTC
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.82°S / 73.86°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Nevados de Chillán (221 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 14 May
Sun, 14 May 20:12 UTCM 4.9 / 17.9 km65 km al NO de Arauco[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 14 May 20:12 UTCM 4.3 / 34.6 km- offshore Bio-Bio, Chile[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Coronel (64.6 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Acá estamos acostumbrados a estos movimientos (via app)
Los Angeles (153.3 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 14 May 23:49 UTCM 4.0 / 14 km - [info] (208 km)OFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILE
[Map]
EMSC
Tome (Chile) (77 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fue suave, y duro pocos segundos (via EMSC)
Sun, 28 May
Sun, 28 May 23:04 UTCM 2.9 / 62.7 km - [info] (67 km)38 km al SO de Linares
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)

 

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