A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported Near the coast of Libertador O’Higgins, Chile kilometers (0 miles) from Libertador O’Higgins in Chile on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:07:22 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.19 km (13 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/10/20 / 2020-10-13 19:07:22 / October 13, 2020 @ 7:07 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c831. Id of event: us6000c831. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.2507 West, latitude -34.0239 South, depth = 20.19 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cartagena, San Antonio (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Near the coast of Libertador O’Higgins, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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