A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Copiapo in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009fni. Unique identifier: us70009fni. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 22:43:08 / May 13, 2020 @ 10:43 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:43:08 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -70.9987° West, -27.7289° South, depth 64.37 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.37 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Copiapó (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Copiapó (c. 129 300 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 two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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