A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from La Ligua in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000d4bj. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d4bj. The temblor was reported at 12:03:19 / 12:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/12/20 / 2020-12-30 12:03:19 / December 30, 2020 @ 12:03 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -71.9617° West, latitude -32.008° South, depth = 30.43 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 30.43 km (19 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Illapel, La Ligua. The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-seven 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 84 km NW of La Ligua, Chile.
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