A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Taltal in Chile on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.35 km (10 miles). Event id: us7000cr79. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cr79. Global time and date of event 15/12/20 / 2020-12-15 07:43:23 / December 15, 2020 @ 7:43 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 07:43:23 / 7:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -71.0769° West, -25.6524° South, depth 15.35 km.
The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Taltal (c. 10 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taltal (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 65 km WSW of Taltal, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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