A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Taltal in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, -70.436° West, -24.8076° South, depth 54.19 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 54.19 km (34 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:51:45 / 4:51 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/07/20 / 2020-07-13 16:51:45 / July 13, 2020 @ 4:51 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000amta. Event ids that are associated: us7000amta.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Taltal (c. 10 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taltal (min 5000 pop).
Each 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km N of Taltal, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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