A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Antofagasta in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.6325 West, latitude -23.1063 South, depth = 26.04 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 26.04 km (16 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:02:13 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/09/16 / 2016-09-19 02:02:13 / September 19, 2016 @ 2:02 am. Unique identifier: us10006qrp. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006qrp.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Antofagasta. Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Antofagasta (c. 309 800 pop).
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. 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 have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 64 km NNW of Antofagasta, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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