A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Vallenar in Chile. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:14:16 / 12:14 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ai9e. Id of event: us7000ai9e. Exact location of earthquake, -71.3887° West, -28.8697° South, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 12:14:16 / July 5, 2020 @ 12:14 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vallenar (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 69 km WSW of Vallenar, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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