A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Taltal in Chile. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 13:50:09 / January 26, 2021 @ 1:50 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.37 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d3ev. Id of event: us7000d3ev. The temblor was reported at 13:50:09 / 1:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 25.37 km, -71.0569° West, -25.8635° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Taltal (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taltal (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 76 km SW of Taltal, Chile.
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