Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits the southern East Pacific Rise

east pacific rise m6-2 earthquake september 4 2022 location map

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit the southern East Pacific Rise at 23:57 UTC on September 4, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth.

The epicenter was located 3 317.8 km (2 061.6 miles) WNW of Puerto Natales, Chile.

The USGS issued a Green alert for shaking-related fatalities and economic losses. There is a low likelihood of casualties and damage.

There is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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Image credit: TW/SAM, Google

Regional seismicity

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Featured image credit: TW/SAM, Google


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