A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 137 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (85 miles). Event id: us10007n06. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007n06. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/12/16 / 2016-12-27 11:22:17 / December 27, 2016 @ 11:22 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:22:17 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114 km (71 miles). Exact location of event, depth 114 km, -68.856° West, -20.4967° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 137 km ESE of Iquique, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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