A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Vallenar in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.4188 West, latitude -28.0019 South, depth = 26.87 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.87 km (17 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 11:30:34 / September 6, 2020 @ 11:30 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:30:34 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000biwj. Event ids that are associated: us7000biwj.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vallenar.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 90 km NW of Vallenar, Chile.
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