A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 188 km NW of Vallenar, Chile (117 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d5tl. Id of event: us6000d5tl. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/01/21 / 2021-01-05 16:05:42 / January 5, 2021 @ 4:05 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 16:05:42 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -72.2376° West, latitude -27.4971° South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 188 km NW of Vallenar, Chile.
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