A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 94 kilometers (58 miles) from Taltal in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 69.85 km, -69.5584° West, -25.5572° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/06/20 / 2020-06-30 21:14:36 / June 30, 2020 @ 9:14 pm. Unique identifier: us7000afgc. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000afgc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.85 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:14:36 / 9:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taltal (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Taltal (c. 10 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 94 km E of Taltal, Chile.
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