A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Vallenar in Chile. Id of earthquake: us7000bfku. Event ids that are associated: us7000bfku. The temblor was picked up at 05:14:42 / 5:14 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 05:14:42 / September 1, 2020 @ 5:14 am. Exact location of event, longitude -71.4365 West, latitude -27.9766 South, depth = 23.16 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.16 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vallenar. Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 94 km (58 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 93 km NW of Vallenar, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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