A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 119 km ENE of Iquique, Chile (74 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: us10007p1v. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007p1v. Exact location, longitude -69.149° West, latitude -19.6932° South, depth = 108.06 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/01/17 / 2017-01-01 05:19:54 / January 1, 2017 @ 5:19 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 108.06 km (67 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:19:54 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 119 km ENE of Iquique, Chile.
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