A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Copiapó in Chile. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:24:35 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000ahgm. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ahgm. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 21:24:35 / June 23, 2020 @ 9:24 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 118.77 km (74 miles). Exact location of event, depth 118.77 km, -69.442° West, -27.5482° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Copiapó (c. 129 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Copiapó. 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 90 km ESE of Copiapó, Chile.
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