A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Vallenar in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c6bs. Unique identifier: us6000c6bs. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/10/20 / 2020-10-07 05:34:23 / October 7, 2020 @ 5:34 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.68 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:34:23 / 5:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 52.68 km, -71.1249° West, -28.994° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (36 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vallenar (min 5000 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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-one 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 58 km SW of Vallenar, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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