A earthquake magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Vallenar in Chile. The 6.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:09:17 / 9:09 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000bg4v. Event ids that are associated: us7000bg4v. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.26 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -71.3937° West, -27.9285° South, depth 14.26 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 21:09:17 / September 1, 2020 @ 9:09 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Copiapó, Vallenar. Epicenter of the event was 122 km (76 miles) from Copiapó (c. 129 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 95 km NW of Vallenar, Chile.
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