A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was reported 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Vallenar in Chile on Tuesday. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:01:26 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 20.58 km, -71.423° West, -27.9742° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.58 km (13 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 07:01:26 / September 1, 2020 @ 7:01 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bfmj. Id of event: us7000bfmj.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vallenar. Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 93 km NW of Vallenar, Chile.
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