A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 93 km E of Copiapó, Chile (58 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 113.6 km (71 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/09/20 / 2020-09-19 20:56:55 / September 19, 2020 @ 8:56 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:56:55 / 8:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -69.3861° West, latitude -27.4491° South, depth = 113.6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bqa7. Unique identifier: us7000bqa7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 93 km E of Copiapó, Chile.
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