A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 131 km E of Iquique, Chile (81 miles). Exact location, longitude -68.9006° West, latitude -20.4334° South, depth = 103.13 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 103.13 km (64 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 25/10/15 / 2015-10-25 05:46:22 / October 25, 2015 @ 5:46 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10003r9i. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003r9i. The temblor was picked up at 02:46:22 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 131 km E of Iquique, Chile.
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