A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Vallenar in Chile on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 14:52:51 / September 13, 2020 @ 2:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -71.4621° West, latitude -29.0249° South, depth = 35 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:52:51 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000bmq4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bmq4.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vallenar. Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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