A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 98 km NNW of Tocopilla, Chile (61 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/04/16 / 2016-04-24 00:55:32 / April 24, 2016 @ 12:55 am. Exact location, longitude -70.6481° West, latitude -21.3048° South, depth = 46.12 km. Unique identifier: us20005laz. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005laz. The temblor was reported at 19:55:32 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 46.12 km (29 miles).
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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: 98 km NNW of Tocopilla, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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