A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Vallenar in Chile. 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 06:29:23 / September 1, 2020 @ 6:29 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.96 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -71.2263 West, latitude -27.9554 South, depth = 21.96 km. The temblor was detected at 06:29:23 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000bfmb. Event ids that are associated: us7000bfmb.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vallenar. Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 83 km (51 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 struck near. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 82 km NNW of Vallenar, Chile.
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