A earthquake magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Tocopilla in Chile. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.37 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.9207 West, latitude -21.3824 South, depth = 40.37 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000blm2. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000blm2. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 07:35:56 / September 11, 2020 @ 7:35 am. The temblor was detected at 07:35:56 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tocopilla (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Tocopilla (c. 24 500 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. 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 thirty-three 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 83 km NNE of Tocopilla, Chile.
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