A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 106 km NW of Vallenar, Chile (66 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -71.4429 West, latitude -27.8294 South, depth = 17.8 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.8 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bhn7. Unique identifier: us7000bhn7. Global time and date of event 04/09/20 / 2020-09-04 06:06:34 / September 4, 2020 @ 6:06 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 06:06:34 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, 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 in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 106 km NW of Vallenar, Chile.
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