A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from La Ligua in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.03 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:19:18 / 8:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -71.6906° West, latitude -32.2673° South, depth = 27.03 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 20:19:18 / June 23, 2020 @ 8:19 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000aheq. Event ids that are associated: us6000aheq.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Valparaíso, Illapel, Viña del Mar (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km WNW of La Ligua, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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