A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Copiapó in Chile on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 06:14:33 / 6:14 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 48.61 km (30 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/11/20 / 2020-11-10 06:14:33 / November 10, 2020 @ 6:14 am. Unique identifier: us7000cdbm. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cdbm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -70.825° West, latitude -27.5079° South, depth = 48.61 km.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Copiapó (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Copiapó (c. 129 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-six 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 51 km WSW of Copiapó, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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