A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 154 km S of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (96 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/20 / 2020-08-28 15:52:18 / August 28, 2020 @ 3:52 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 134.09 km (83 miles). Unique identifier: us7000bef8. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bef8. The temblor was picked up at 15:52:18 / 3:52 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -68.1574° West, -24.3025° South, depth 134.09 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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