A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Taltal in Chile on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 107.6 km, -69.9361° West, -24.8031° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.6 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/05/20 / 2020-05-14 07:20:42 / May 14, 2020 @ 7:20 am. Event id: us70009fvg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009fvg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:20:42 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Taltal (c. 10 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Taltal. Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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