A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Ovalle in Chile. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004jeb. Id of event: us70004jeb. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:02:23 / 9:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -71.5092° West, latitude -30.828° South, depth = 46.97 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/07/19 / 2019-07-13 01:02:23 / July 13, 2019 @ 1:02 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.97 km (29 miles).
The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Illapel, Monte Patria, Ovalle. Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 39 km SW of Ovalle, Chile.
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