A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 144 km ESE of Antofagasta, Chile (89 miles) on Saturday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:00:27 / 6:00 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20005l5l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005l5l. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/04/16 / 2016-04-23 09:00:27 / April 23, 2016 @ 9:00 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.097 West, latitude -24.166 South, depth = 93.84 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 93.84 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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