A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Illapel in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/07/20 / 2020-07-02 02:50:32 / July 2, 2020 @ 2:50 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 02:50:32 / 2:50 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000agdp. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000agdp. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.8889 West, latitude -31.5717 South, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (43 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salamanca, Illapel (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. 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: 68 km W of Illapel, Chile.
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