A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Cartagena in Chile. Event id: us6000bbrx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bbrx. The temblor was reported at 09:15:15 / 9:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 30.47 km, -71.7941° West, -33.48° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30.47 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 09:15:15 / August 10, 2020 @ 9:15 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda La Calera, Lampa, Peñaflor (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 19 km WNW of Cartagena, Chile.
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