A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Illapel in Chile. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/11/20 / 2020-11-13 23:26:59 / November 13, 2020 @ 11:26 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:26:59 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cer3. Id of event: us7000cer3. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -71.582° West, -31.734° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Ligua, Salamanca, Illapel.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-five 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 40 km WSW of Illapel, Chile.
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