A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Tocopilla in Chile. Global time and date of event 16/07/20 / 2020-07-16 14:37:18 / July 16, 2020 @ 2:37 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 14:37:18 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000apmw. Event ids that are associated: us7000apmw. Exact location of event, longitude -70.2569 West, latitude -22.8241 South, depth = 57.13 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 57.13 km (35 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Antofagasta, Tocopilla (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Antofagasta (c. 309 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Tocopilla (c. 24 500 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 one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 81 km S of Tocopilla, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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