International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 255921
Event time 2020-09-03 09:10:43 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-03 13:10:43 - [It was afternoon in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 09:20:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 2.5
Depth 30 km
Class Micro
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 Puerto Viejo
Distance 32 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
Puerto Calderilla (49.04 km), Puerto Caldera (53.90 km)
Nearest airports
Desierto de Atacama Airport (49.28 km)
Nearest volcanoes
There is no known marine port nearby.
Quick Analysis
Due to the small magnitude of the earthquake and the moderate depth of the hypocenter, minimal damage is conceivable.According to the epicenter of the quake, this is an underwater quake.