A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tocopilla in Chile. Exact location of event, longitude -70.252 West, latitude -22.07 South, depth = 33.8 km. The temblor was reported at 12:24:44 / 12:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007rgq. Id of event: us10007rgq. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/01/17 / 2017-01-05 16:24:44 / January 5, 2017 @ 4:24 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.8 km (21 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tocopilla. Event epicenter was 6 km (4 miles) from Tocopilla (c. 24 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Every 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 6 km WNW of Tocopilla, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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