A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Ovalle in Chile on Saturday. Global time and date of event 17/10/20 / 2020-10-17 19:12:37 / October 17, 2020 @ 7:12 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 53.34 km (33 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c916. Id of event: us6000c916. The temblor was detected at 19:12:37 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 53.34 km, -71.5406° West, -30.9067° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Illapel, Monte Patria, Ovalle. Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 47 km SW of Ovalle, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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