A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Tocopilla in Chile. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:14:11 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -70.2474° West, -21.3922° South, depth 54.3 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/09/18 / 2018-09-13 12:14:11 / September 13, 2018 @ 12:14 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.3 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000hdyj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hdyj.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tocopilla. Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Tocopilla (c. 24 500 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 77 km N of Tocopilla, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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