A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 130 km ENE of Iquique, Chile (81 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/05/16 / 2016-05-27 23:24:24 / May 27, 2016 @ 11:24 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005yny. Unique identifier: us20005yny. The temblor was detected at 19:24:24 / 7:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -69.0315° West, -19.692° South, depth 113.3 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 113.3 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 130 km ENE of Iquique, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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