Strong earthquake strikes near Atacama, Chile

Strong earthquake strikes near Atacama, Chile

Powerful Magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck near the coast of Atacama, Chile today. No fatalities, injuries or damage have been reported so far. No tsunami warning was issued.

Preliminary Report
Magnitude 6.5
Date-Time ·         1 Sep 2020 21:09:17 UTC

·         1 Sep 2020 16:09:17 near epicenter

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·         1 Sep 2020 10:09:17 standard time in your timezone

Location 27.928S 71.394W
Depth 14 km
Distances ·         95.0 km (58.9 mi) NW of Vallenar, Chile

·         121.9 km (75.6 mi) WSW of Copiap�, Chile

·         218.4 km (135.4 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro, Chile

·         219.5 km (136.1 mi) N of La Serena, Chile

·         224.5 km (139.2 mi) N of Coquimbo, Chile

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 4.3 km; Vertical 3.9 km
Parameters Nph = 95; Dmin = 43.8 km; Rmss = 0.92 seconds; Gp = 145°

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