A earthquake with magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Ovalle in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 30.71 km (19 miles). Unique identifier: us7000biqb. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000biqb. Exact location of earthquake, -71.5642° West, -30.3355° South, depth 30.71 km. Global time and date of event 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 01:16:58 / September 6, 2020 @ 1:16 am UTC/GMT. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:16:58 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Vicuña (c. 13 500 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vicuña, Monte Patria, La Serena (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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: 45 km NW of Ovalle, Chile.
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