A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 106 km ESE of Vallenar, Chile (66 miles). Event id: us7000aci7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aci7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:47:21 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -69.7969° West, latitude -29.0265° South, depth = 118.71 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 18:47:21 / June 26, 2020 @ 6:47 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 118.71 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 106 km ESE of Vallenar, Chile.
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