A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 100 km NW of Vallenar, Chile (62 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.4477 West, latitude -27.9019 South, depth = 11.84 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bfpt. Id of event: us7000bfpt. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.84 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 09:55:27 / September 1, 2020 @ 9:55 am. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:55:27 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 100 km NW of Vallenar, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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