Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Vallenar in Chile


Earthquake location -27.9329S, -71.5788WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 107 km NW of Vallenar, Chile (66 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bgn4. Unique identifier: us7000bgn4. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.52 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -71.5788 West, latitude -27.9329 South, depth = 11.52 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:41:04 / 4:41 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 16:41:04 / September 2, 2020 @ 4:41 pm.

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 107 km NW of Vallenar, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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