A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Vallenar in Chile. Global time and date of event 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 13:38:18 / September 2, 2020 @ 1:38 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bgil. Unique identifier: us7000bgil. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:38:18 / 1:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.6 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 28.6 km, -71.1998° West, -27.9881° South.
Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vallenar (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 78 km NNW of Vallenar, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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