A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 106 km NW of Vallenar, Chile (66 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us7000bhkr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bhkr. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.4956 West, latitude -27.8648 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/09/20 / 2020-09-04 01:13:17 / September 4, 2020 @ 1:13 am. The temblor was detected at 01:13:17 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 106 km NW of Vallenar, Chile.
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