A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 119 km NW of Vallenar, Chile (74 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/06/17 / 2017-06-09 03:03:56 / June 9, 2017 @ 3:03 am. The temblor was picked up at 22:03:56 / 10:03 pm (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, longitude -71.582 West, latitude -27.7755 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us20009lfh. Event ids that are associated: us20009lfh.
Every 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 119 km NW of Vallenar, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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