A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 136 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (85 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 123.95 km (77 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -69.0314 West, latitude -20.8469 South, depth = 123.95 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bljf. Unique identifier: us7000bljf. The temblor was detected at 00:57:20 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 00:57:20 / September 11, 2020 @ 12:57 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 four and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 136 km ESE of Iquique, Chile.
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