A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Copiapo in Chile on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006b10. Unique identifier: us70006b10. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 21/11/19 / 2019-11-21 15:13:56 / November 21, 2019 @ 3:13 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:13:56 / 11:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.98 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 65.98 km, -70.7315° West, -27.7427° South.
Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Copiapó (c. 129 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vallenar, Copiapó (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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: 57 km SW of Copiapo, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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