A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 118 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (73 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 121.66 km, -69.0845° West, -20.612° South. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:18:54 / 11:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 121.66 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 27/03/17 / 2017-03-27 03:18:54 / March 27, 2017 @ 3:18 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20008uxi. Event ids that are associated: us20008uxi.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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