A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Ovalle in Chile. Global time and date of event 22/11/20 / 2020-11-22 21:56:28 / November 22, 2020 @ 9:56 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 21:56:28 / 9:56 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000crip. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000crip. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.34 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 21.34 km, -71.7483° West, -30.7016° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coquimbo, Monte Patria, Ovalle (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-two 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 53 km WSW of Ovalle, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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