A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Cartagena in Chile on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000afj5. Id of event: us7000afj5. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.98 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:03:37 / 2:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/07/20 / 2020-07-01 02:03:37 / July 1, 2020 @ 2:03 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.5002 West, latitude -33.372 South, depth = 13.98 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Valparaíso, San Antonio, Cartagena. Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 85 km WNW of Cartagena, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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