A earthquake magnitude 6.8 (ml/mb) strikes 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Vallenar in Chile on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 04:09:28 / September 1, 2020 @ 4:09 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Vallenar in Chile (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23 km (14 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:09:28 / 4:09 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000bfjr. Ids that are associated to the event: at00qfyovo, pt20245000, us7000bfjr. Exact location, longitude -71.3047° West, latitude -27.9693° South, depth = 23 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 117 km (73 miles) from Copiapó (c. 129 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Copiapó, Vallenar (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year.
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