A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Iquique in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.31 km (16 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:30:51 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 25.31 km, -70.5376° West, -20.1789° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 00:30:51 / April 6, 2016 @ 12:30 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us20005fq5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005fq5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km W of Iquique, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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