A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile. Global time and date of event 08/09/20 / 2020-09-08 09:35:14 / September 8, 2020 @ 9:35 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bjly. Unique identifier: us7000bjly. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -71.806 West, latitude -29.4347 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 09:35:14 / 9:35 am (local time epicenter). 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 La Serena, Coquimbo. Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 73 km NW of Coquimbo, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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