A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Tocopilla in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:13:43 / 10:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 10:13:43 / September 11, 2020 @ 10:13 am. Exact location, longitude -69.988° West, latitude -21.3935° South, depth = 47.13 km. Event id: us7000blr1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000blr1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.13 km (29 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tocopilla (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Tocopilla (c. 24 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 80 km NNE of Tocopilla, Chile.
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