A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 105 km NW of Vallenar, Chile (65 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 04:49:57 / September 2, 2020 @ 4:49 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:49:57 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000bgbh. Event ids that are associated: us7000bgbh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -71.478° West, latitude -27.8709° South, depth = 35 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-three, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 105 km NW of Vallenar, Chile.
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