A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 121 km NW of Vallenar, Chile (75 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/20 / 2020-09-03 22:49:46 / September 3, 2020 @ 10:49 pm. Exact location, longitude -71.6468° West, latitude -27.8176° South, depth = 14.5 km. The temblor was detected at 22:49:46 / 10:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000bhii. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bhii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.5 km (9 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 121 km NW of Vallenar, Chile.
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