A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 123 km NW of Vallenar, Chile (76 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bgjw. Id of event: us7000bgjw. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 14:38:40 / September 2, 2020 @ 2:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -71.7107 West, latitude -27.841 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:38:40 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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