A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 118 km E of Iquique, Chile (73 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 116.31 km (72 miles). Global time and date of event 03/04/16 / 2016-04-03 06:46:51 / April 3, 2016 @ 6:46 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 03:46:51 / 3:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.0092 West, latitude -20.2564 South, depth = 116.31 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005e8q. Unique identifier: us20005e8q. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 118 km E of Iquique, Chile.
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