A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 107 km NW of Vallenar, Chile (66 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.41 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bghs. Id of event: us7000bghs. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 12:03:24 / September 2, 2020 @ 12:03 pm. The temblor was reported at 12:03:24 / 12:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -71.3952 West, latitude -27.7917 South, depth = 22.41 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 107 km NW of Vallenar, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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