A earthquake magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) strikes 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Vallenar in Chile on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -71.3051° West, -28.0262° South, depth 18.69 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bfjx. Id of event: us7000bfjx. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 04:30:02 / September 1, 2020 @ 4:30 am. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:30:02 / 4:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.69 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 121 km (75 miles) from Copiapó (c. 129 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Copiapó, Vallenar (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. 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-four, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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