A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Diego de Almagro in Chile on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -69.9803° West, latitude -26.7837° South, depth = 76.87 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/07/20 / 2020-07-21 11:20:00 / July 21, 2020 @ 11:20 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 76.87 km (48 miles). Event id: us7000as8u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000as8u. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:20:00 / 11:20 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Copiapó, Diego de Almagro. Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Copiapó (c. 129 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Diego de Almagro (c. 18 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km S of Diego de Almagro, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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