A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 61 kilometers (38 miles) from La Ligua in Chile on Wednesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:15:41 / 4:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000cpcg. Event ids that are associated: us7000cpcg. Global time and date of event 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 04:15:41 / December 9, 2020 @ 4:15 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -71.6648° West, latitude -32.0378° South, depth = 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda La Calera, Salamanca, Illapel. Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 61 km NW of La Ligua, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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