A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Taltal in Chile on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 04:58:06 / July 3, 2020 @ 4:58 am. The temblor was detected at 04:58:06 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -71.024° West, latitude -24.9127° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us7000ah3x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ah3x.
Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Taltal (c. 10 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Taltal. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 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 seven 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 77 km NW of Taltal, Chile.
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