A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 114 km W of Illapel, Chile (71 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.61 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/09/20 / 2020-09-22 06:40:22 / September 22, 2020 @ 6:40 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000bzkj. Event ids that are associated: us6000bzkj. Exact location of event, longitude -72.364 West, latitude -31.801 South, depth = 10.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:40:22 / 6:40 am (local time epicenter).
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 thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 114 km W of Illapel, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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