A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 143 km E of Iquique, Chile (89 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 108.56 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20005g13. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005g13. The temblor was detected at 04:03:06 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 07:03:06 / April 7, 2016 @ 7:03 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -68.7868° West, latitude -20.4296° South, depth = 108.56 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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