A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Vallenar in Chile on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 05:26:22 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bfl4. Unique identifier: us7000bfl4. Exact location of earthquake, -71.1859° West, -27.9206° South, depth 26.67 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.67 km (17 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 05:26:22 / September 1, 2020 @ 5:26 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vallenar (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop).
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 occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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