A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 90 km SSW of Tocopilla, Chile (56 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/09/18 / 2018-09-12 20:25:47 / September 12, 2018 @ 8:25 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 24.11 km (15 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:25:47 / 3:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.6633 West, latitude -22.7886 South, depth = 24.11 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hdmc. Unique identifier: us2000hdmc.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 90 km SSW of Tocopilla, Chile.
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