A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from La Ligua in Chile. The temblor was picked up at 07:06:43 / 7:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -71.7548° West, -32.0507° South, depth 46.75 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 46.75 km (29 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/06/20 / 2020-06-10 07:06:43 / June 10, 2020 @ 7:06 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000a964. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a964.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salamanca, Illapel, La Ligua (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 66 km NW of La Ligua, Chile.
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