A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Monte Patria in Chile. Global time and date of event 16/07/20 / 2020-07-16 16:12:50 / July 16, 2020 @ 4:12 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:12:50 / 4:12 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000apq6. Event ids that are associated: us7000apq6. Exact location, longitude -70.3242° West, latitude -30.5578° South, depth = 110.33 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 110.33 km (69 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ovalle, Vicuña, Monte Patria. Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vicuña (c. 13 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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