A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Ovalle in Chile. Exact location of event, depth 30.61 km, -71.6787° West, -30.7116° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 30.61 km (19 miles). Unique identifier: us6000bzsb. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bzsb. Global time and date of event 22/09/20 / 2020-09-22 20:13:19 / September 22, 2020 @ 8:13 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 20:13:19 / 8:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 47 km (30 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Serena, Coquimbo, Monte Patria (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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