A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 80 kilometers (50 miles) from San Antonio in Chile on Saturday. Global time and date of event 10/10/20 / 2020-10-10 06:48:42 / October 10, 2020 @ 6:48 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000c79c. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c79c. Exact location of event, depth 9.31 km, -72.4601° West, -33.7301° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:48:42 / 6:48 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.31 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cartagena, San Antonio (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 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 two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 80 km W of San Antonio, Chile.
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