A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 118 km NW of Vallenar, Chile (73 miles) on Monday. Global time and date of event 14/09/20 / 2020-09-14 22:21:39 / September 14, 2020 @ 10:21 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.76 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000bnaf. Event ids that are associated: us7000bnaf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 22:21:39 / 10:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 11.76 km, -71.6155° West, -27.8219° South.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 eight, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 118 km NW of Vallenar, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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