A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Taltal in Chile on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 07:40:53 / 7:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 41.14 km, -70.4048° West, -25.447° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.14 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 05/11/20 / 2020-11-05 07:40:53 / November 5, 2020 @ 7:40 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000caqf. Event ids that are associated: us7000caqf.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taltal. Event epicenter was 9 km (6 miles) from Taltal (c. 10 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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