A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Arica in Chile on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -70.0326° West, -19.2013° South, depth 67.45 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.45 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 07:10:27 / March 30, 2017 @ 7:10 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008d8e. Id of event: us10008d8e. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:10:27 / 3:10 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arica (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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