A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Monte Patria in Chile on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/10/20 / 2020-10-26 13:15:10 / October 26, 2020 @ 1:15 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.566 West, latitude -31.151 South, depth = 95.43 km. The temblor was reported at 13:15:10 / 1:15 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000cda6. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cda6. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 95.43 km (59 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ovalle, Salamanca, Illapel (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 62 km SE of Monte Patria, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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