A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Iquique in Chile on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.3752 West, latitude -20.0792 South, depth = 103.79 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 103.79 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/01/16 / 2016-01-05 17:45:55 / January 5, 2016 @ 5:45 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10004bkd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004bkd. The temblor was detected at 14:45:55 / 2:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (51 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 81 km E of Iquique, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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