A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 91 kilometers (57 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, longitude -69.5882 West, latitude -25.5571 South, depth = 44.92 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.92 km (28 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000afgs. Event ids that are associated: us7000afgs. The temblor was reported at 21:21:52 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/06/20 / 2020-06-30 21:21:52 / June 30, 2020 @ 9:21 pm.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Diego de Almagro, Taltal (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 101 km (63 miles) from Diego de Almagro (c. 18 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Taltal (c. 10 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve 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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