A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 103 kilometers (64 miles) from Vallenar in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bfq3. Unique identifier: us7000bfq3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 10:31:50 / September 1, 2020 @ 10:31 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.11 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 10:31:50 / 10:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.4787 West, latitude -27.8931 South, depth = 12.11 km.
Epicenter of the event was 104 km (64 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vallenar. Close 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 103 km NW of Vallenar, Chile.
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