A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Copiapó in Chile. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 96.19 km (60 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b2a6. Unique identifier: us6000b2a6. Exact location of event, depth 96.19 km, -70.0579° West, -27.298° South. Global time and date of event 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 22:25:11 / July 22, 2020 @ 10:25 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 22:25:11 / 10:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Copiapó (c. 129 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Copiapó. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 28 km ENE of Copiapó, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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