A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Copiapó in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.1458 West, latitude -27.1205 South, depth = 43.81 km. Global time and date of event 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 00:18:17 / July 3, 2020 @ 12:18 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:18:17 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.81 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ah1h. Unique identifier: us7000ah1h.
Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Copiapó (c. 129 300 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Copiapó.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 85 km WNW of Copiapó, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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