International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center
Preliminary earthquake data and analysis
||2020-09-03 03:23:54 (UTC)
||2020-09-03 07:23:54 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
||2020-09-03 03:34:00 (UTC)
||Almost everyone feels movement. Sleeping people are awakened. Doors swing open or close. Dishes are broken. Pictures on the wall move. Small objects move or are turned over. Trees might shake. Liquids might spill out of open containers.
|Water surface name
||South Pacific Ocean
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
Huasco (69.75 km), Puerto Calderilla (111.03 km), Puerto Caldera (115.97 km)
Desierto de Atacama Airport (101.81 km), Vallenar Airport (109.17 km)
There is no known marine port nearby.
According to the epicenter of the quake, this is an underwater quake. Based on the hypocenter, an underwater landslide is conceivable and could trigger a tsunami. Based on the data received, using the depth of the hypocenter, a potential tsunami will reach the nearest (Carrizal Bajo, , Chile) settlement within 01:11. (PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS AN ESTIMATE ONLY!)