A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 142 km ENE of Taltal, Chile (88 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 10:28:17 / August 23, 2020 @ 10:28 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 102.97 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 10:28:17 / 10:28 am (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, -69.1611° West, -24.9537° South, depth 102.97 km. Id of earthquake: us6000bjd1. Event ids that are associated: us6000bjd1.
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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.
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