A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Tocopilla in Chile. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/20 / 2020-09-12 06:45:04 / September 12, 2020 @ 6:45 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:45:04 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 53.14 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 53.14 km, -69.811° West, -21.413° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bmbe. Id of event: us7000bmbe.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tocopilla (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Tocopilla (c. 24 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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 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: 85 km NNE of Tocopilla, Chile.
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