A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 120 km NW of Vallenar, Chile (75 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -71.5804 West, latitude -27.7649 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000bhlw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bhlw. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/09/20 / 2020-09-04 02:57:52 / September 4, 2020 @ 2:57 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:57:52 / 2:57 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 120 km NW of Vallenar, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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