A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Vallenar in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000cnhr. Event ids that are associated: us7000cnhr. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:38:42 / 10:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/12/20 / 2020-12-05 22:38:42 / December 5, 2020 @ 10:38 pm. Exact location, longitude -71.4005° West, latitude -28.2203° South, depth = 29.86 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.86 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vallenar. The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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.
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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. 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: 74 km WNW of Vallenar, Chile.
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