A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 114 km NW of Vallenar, Chile (71 miles). Exact location, longitude -71.4854° West, latitude -27.7708° South, depth = 14.16 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:39:14 / 8:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/09/20 / 2020-09-10 20:39:14 / September 10, 2020 @ 8:39 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.16 km (9 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000blfg. Unique identifier: us7000blfg.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 114 km NW of Vallenar, Chile.
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