A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Vallenar in Chile. Event id: us7000bfm2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bfm2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.49 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -71.2098° West, latitude -27.9285° South, depth = 29.49 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 06:25:11 / September 1, 2020 @ 6:25 am. The temblor was picked up at 06:25:11 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vallenar. Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 84 km NNW of Vallenar, Chile.
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