A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Putre in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:13:09 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006k6y. Unique identifier: us10006k6y. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 23:13:09 / September 3, 2016 @ 11:13 pm. Exact location, longitude -69.4092° West, latitude -17.6916° South, depth = 149.22 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 149.22 km (93 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 96 km (60 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tacna.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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: 58 km NNE of Putre, Chile.
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