A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Antofagasta in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008v7i. Unique identifier: us70008v7i. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.86 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -70.6446° West, latitude -22.9428° South, depth = 18.86 km. The temblor was detected at 20:19:52 / 8:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/04/20 / 2020-04-13 00:19:52 / April 13, 2020 @ 12:19 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Antofagasta (c. 309 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Antofagasta.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 82 km NNW of Antofagasta, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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