A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 102 km NW of Vallenar, Chile (63 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bned. Unique identifier: us7000bned. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:11:54 / 5:11 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 05:11:54 / September 15, 2020 @ 5:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -71.4478° West, latitude -27.8843° South, depth = 23 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 102 km NW of Vallenar, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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