A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Ovalle in Chile on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -71.4781° West, -30.8193° South, depth 41.66 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.66 km (26 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/07/20 / 2020-07-02 10:33:03 / July 2, 2020 @ 10:33 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:33:03 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000agkg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000agkg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 97 km (60 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coquimbo, Illapel, Monte Patria (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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