A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Vallenar in Chile. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.12 km (11 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 05:19:40 / September 1, 2020 @ 5:19 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -71.293° West, -27.9293° South, depth 17.12 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bfky. Id of event: us7000bfky. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:19:40 / 5:19 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vallenar (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop).
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. 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.
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