A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Ovalle in Chile. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cdr9. Id of event: us7000cdr9. The temblor was detected at 10:24:45 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.16 km (26 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.5658 West, latitude -30.6797 South, depth = 41.16 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/11/20 / 2020-11-12 10:24:45 / November 12, 2020 @ 10:24 am.
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 La Serena, Coquimbo, Monte Patria. The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 36 km WSW of Ovalle, Chile.
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