A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 106 km WSW of Illapel, Chile (66 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/07/20 / 2020-07-23 06:00:05 / July 23, 2020 @ 6:00 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 06:00:05 / 6:00 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000b2gl. Event ids that are associated: us6000b2gl. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -72.2461° West, -31.897° South.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 106 km WSW of Illapel, Chile.
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