A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 123 km SSE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (76 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 178.22 km (111 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:23:20 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000ap79. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ap79. Global time and date of event 15/07/20 / 2020-07-15 19:23:20 / July 15, 2020 @ 7:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -67.9003 West, latitude -23.995 South, depth = 178.22 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 123 km SSE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
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