A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 100 km ENE of Iquique, Chile (62 miles) on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004hcx. Unique identifier: us20004hcx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.2959 West, latitude -19.7988 South, depth = 107.45 km. The temblor was reported at 19:07:37 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.45 km (67 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/12/15 / 2015-12-11 22:07:37 / December 11, 2015 @ 10:07 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 100 km ENE of Iquique, Chile.
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