International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 255878
Event time 2020-09-03 07:46:56 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-03 11:46:56 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 08:02:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 3.1
Depth 24 km
Class Minor
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 1
Possible effects People do not feel any Earth movement.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Continent South-America
Country Chile
Administration area
Nearest settlement Pichidangui
Distance 23 km
Course W
Surface type underwater quake
Tsunami region South Pacific
Water surface name South Pacific Ocean

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
Bahia Quintero (ventanas) (73.43 km)
Nearest airports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest volcanoes
There is no known marine port nearby.
Quick Analysis
According to the epicenter of the quake, this is an underwater quake.