A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 116 km E of Iquique, Chile (72 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:19:18 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us100087ev. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100087ev. Global time and date of event 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 07:19:18 / March 7, 2017 @ 7:19 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 125.82 km (78 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.0325 West, latitude -20.3336 South, depth = 125.82 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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