A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Illapel in Chile on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 53.52 km (33 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 04:39:23 / 4:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -71.752° West, latitude -31.8193° South, depth = 53.52 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/09/20 / 2020-09-07 04:39:23 / September 7, 2020 @ 4:39 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bj61. Unique identifier: us7000bj61.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Ligua, Salamanca, Illapel. The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 58 km WSW of Illapel, Chile.
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