A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 129 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (80 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008v4m. Unique identifier: us20008v4m. The temblor was detected at 17:39:38 / 5:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/03/17 / 2017-03-27 21:39:38 / March 27, 2017 @ 9:39 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 104.64 km (65 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -68.9421 West, latitude -20.5205 South, depth = 104.64 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 129 km ESE of Iquique, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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