A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Vallenar in Chile. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 04:36:36 / September 1, 2020 @ 4:36 am. Exact location of event, longitude -71.2162 West, latitude -27.9322 South, depth = 23 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:36:36 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23 km (14 miles). Unique identifier: us7000bfk7. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bfk7.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vallenar. The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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