A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 84 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (52 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:24:29 / 6:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bpip. Id of event: us7000bpip. Exact location of event, depth 167.64 km, -67.5702° West, -22.4264° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 167.64 km (104 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/09/20 / 2020-09-17 18:24:29 / September 17, 2020 @ 6:24 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-two 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. 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: 84 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
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