A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Illapel in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cjxe. Unique identifier: us7000cjxe. Exact location of earthquake, -71.3466° West, -31.7499° South, depth 52.9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/11/20 / 2020-11-26 02:51:12 / November 26, 2020 @ 2:51 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 52.9 km (33 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:51:12 / 2:51 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Ligua, Salamanca, Illapel.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km SW of Illapel, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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