A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Diego de Almagro in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.68 km (24 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 temblor was picked up at 09:56:21 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.724 West, latitude -26.1685 South, depth = 38.68 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000aszj. Unique identifier: us7000aszj. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 09:56:21 / July 22, 2020 @ 9:56 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taltal, Diego de Almagro. Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Diego de Almagro (c. 18 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Taltal (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 70 km WNW of Diego de Almagro, Chile.
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