A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Tocopilla in Chile. Exact location of event, longitude -70.304 West, latitude -22.631 South, depth = 31.3 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.3 km (19 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:32:11 / 6:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 22:32:11 / November 21, 2016 @ 10:32 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: usa0014exd. Event ids that are associated: usa0014exd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Tocopilla (c. 24 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tocopilla.
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 60 km S of Tocopilla, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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