A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 97 kilometers (60 miles) from Vallenar in Chile. Global time and date of event 03/09/20 / 2020-09-03 03:23:55 / September 3, 2020 @ 3:23 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000bh08. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bh08. Exact location of event, depth 13.73 km, -71.4541° West, -27.943° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.73 km (9 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:23:55 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vallenar. Epicenter of the event was 98 km (61 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, 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 have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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