A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 94 kilometers (58 miles) from Vallenar in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.94 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 09:38:10 / 9:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 09:38:10 / September 2, 2020 @ 9:38 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000bgf6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bgf6. Exact location of earthquake, -71.4173° West, -27.9579° South, depth 14.94 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vallenar.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, 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 was reported nearby. 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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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: 94 km NW of Vallenar, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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