A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile. Event id: us6000ac0x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ac0x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/06/20 / 2020-06-15 04:35:44 / June 15, 2020 @ 4:35 am. The temblor was detected at 04:35:44 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -71.6174° West, latitude -30.0356° South, depth = 31.97 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31.97 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Vicuña (c. 13 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vicuña, Ovalle, La Serena (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 28 km WSW of Coquimbo, Chile.
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