A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 112 km NW of Vallenar, Chile (70 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:23:13 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000bfus. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bfus. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 14:23:13 / September 1, 2020 @ 2:23 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.2 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -71.562° West, latitude -27.8494° South, depth = 17.2 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 112 km NW of Vallenar, Chile.
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