A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 111 km NW of Vallenar, Chile (69 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:20:43 / 2:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/20 / 2020-09-08 02:20:43 / September 8, 2020 @ 2:20 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000blvc. Unique identifier: us7000blvc. Exact location of earthquake, -71.7073° West, -28.0169° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 111 km NW of Vallenar, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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