A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 101 km NW of Vallenar, Chile (63 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us7000bga9. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bga9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:04:27 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.09 km (10 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 03:04:27 / September 2, 2020 @ 3:04 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -71.4408° West, latitude -27.8829° South, depth = 16.09 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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