A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 124 km E of Iquique, Chile (77 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us10007vwc. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007vwc. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.9534 West, latitude -20.3041 South, depth = 120.42 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/17 / 2017-01-28 03:25:38 / January 28, 2017 @ 3:25 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 120.42 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:25:38 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter).
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 three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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