A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Tocopilla in Chile on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 08:25:07 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 08:25:07 / September 11, 2020 @ 8:25 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000blpf. Event ids that are associated: us7000blpf. Exact location of event, depth 43.08 km, -70.0532° West, -21.4351° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.08 km (27 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Tocopilla (c. 24 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tocopilla.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 74 km NNE of Tocopilla, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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