A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Ovalle in Chile on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/19 / 2019-09-16 13:39:43 / September 16, 2019 @ 1:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70005h1f. Event ids that are associated: us70005h1f. Exact location of earthquake, -72.1434° West, -30.545° South, depth 12 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:39:43 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ovalle (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 90 km W of Ovalle, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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