A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Copiapó in Chile on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.3734 West, latitude -27.4401 South, depth = 128.32 km. Event id: us7000adsx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000adsx. Global time and date of event 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 16:57:39 / June 28, 2020 @ 4:57 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128.32 km (80 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:57:39 / 4:57 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Copiapó (c. 129 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Copiapó (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 95 km E of Copiapó, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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