A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/08/20 / 2020-08-11 05:38:03 / August 11, 2020 @ 5:38 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bch7. Unique identifier: us6000bch7. The temblor was picked up at 05:38:03 / 5:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -71.6746° West, -29.979° South, depth 37.74 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.74 km (23 miles).
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vicuña, Ovalle, La Serena. Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Vicuña (c. 13 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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