A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Vallenar in Chile. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bhum. Id of event: us7000bhum. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:30:55 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 11:30:55 / September 1, 2020 @ 11:30 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.1091 West, latitude -27.8849 South, depth = 34.72 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.72 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Copiapó (c. 129 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Copiapó, Vallenar.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-nine, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 83 km NNW of Vallenar, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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