A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 181 km WSW of Ovalle, Chile (112 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/09/20 / 2020-09-17 18:44:45 / September 17, 2020 @ 6:44 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 18:44:45 / 6:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -72.9992° West, latitude -31.1169° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bpiw. Id of event: us7000bpiw.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 181 km WSW of Ovalle, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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