A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 91 km NE of Taltal, Chile (57 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/12/19 / 2019-12-30 20:46:02 / December 30, 2019 @ 8:46 pm. Unique identifier: us70006snk. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006snk. The epicenter was at a depth of 76.98 km (48 miles). Exact location of event, depth 76.98 km, -69.8641° West, -24.7954° South. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:46:02 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter).
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 91 km NE of Taltal, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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