A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -72.0032 West, latitude -29.3683 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 16:07:46 / July 26, 2020 @ 4:07 pm. The temblor was picked up at 16:07:46 / 4:07 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000b4h1. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b4h1. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Serena, Coquimbo. Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 91 km NW of Coquimbo, Chile.
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