A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Vallenar in Chile on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.33 km (10 miles). Global time and date of event 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 05:29:38 / September 1, 2020 @ 5:29 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -71.3367° West, -27.9671° South, depth 16.33 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:29:38 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000bfld. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bfld.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vallenar (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 88 km NW of Vallenar, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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