A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Cartagena in Chile. Exact location, longitude -71.3211° West, latitude -33.3683° South, depth = 46.39 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/20 / 2020-09-04 13:23:21 / September 4, 2020 @ 1:23 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.39 km (29 miles). Unique identifier: us7000bhtg. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bhtg. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:23:21 / 1:23 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Felipe, Puente Alto, Paine. Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 33 km NE of Cartagena, Chile.
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