A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 131 km WSW of Vallenar, Chile (81 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bj4n. Id of event: us7000bj4n. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.6 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -72.0448 West, latitude -28.9308 South, depth = 35.6 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/09/20 / 2020-09-07 02:18:07 / September 7, 2020 @ 2:18 am. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:18:07 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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. 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: 131 km WSW of Vallenar, Chile.
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