A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 119 km SW of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (74 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.114 West, latitude -23.6018 South, depth = 85.28 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ajls. Id of event: us2000ajls. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 20:03:27 / September 10, 2017 @ 8:03 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 85.28 km (53 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:03:27 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter).
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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 119 km SW of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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