A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 166 km S of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (103 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:50:50 / 5:50 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000bpa1. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bpa1. Exact location of event, longitude -68.0113 West, latitude -24.4046 South, depth = 139.17 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/20 / 2020-09-17 05:50:50 / September 17, 2020 @ 5:50 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 139.17 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 166 km S of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
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