A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Vallenar in Chile on Saturday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:20:12 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 03:20:12 / July 4, 2020 @ 3:20 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 78.17 km (49 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000ahqr. Event ids that are associated: us7000ahqr. Exact location of earthquake, -70.5576° West, -28.4254° South, depth 78.17 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vallenar. Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 26 km (16 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 25 km NE of Vallenar, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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