A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Ovalle in Chile. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/06/20 / 2020-06-05 02:02:52 / June 5, 2020 @ 2:02 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a6ae. Unique identifier: us6000a6ae. Exact location of event, longitude -71.735 West, latitude -30.4525 South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:02:52 / 2:02 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monte Patria, La Serena, Coquimbo. Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 54 km WNW of Ovalle, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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